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Re: Phrase meaning...

Posted by Henry on November 03, 2003

In Reply to: Phrase meaning... posted by al on November 03, 2003

: hi,i m swiss..ans I live in london...a friend of mine texted me "ship creek beckons"and I have no idea what it means..

Al, it's a colourful phrase associated with Australians;
Up shit creek without a paddle.
It means 'in trouble with no means of escape.'