Posted by Al on November 03, 2003
In Reply to: Phrase meaning... posted by Henry 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.'
Thanx now it makes sense to me