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Fire in the belly

Posted by Dave M. on March 14, 2003

Working on a lyrical annotation project and this phrase comes up... I'm guessing it stems either from the days of coal-driven boats/locomotives, or from a firewater/alcohol reference, but I haven't found any substantiation either way. Any help?

--Dave