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Re: Arse over teakettle

Posted by SR on November 13, 2003

In Reply to: Arse over teakettle posted by Mark Salzl on November 13, 2003

: This is a popular phrase that seems to be missing in your website. It is also spelt "Ass over teakettle". Don't know if this is Canadian or not, though I've seen "arse over turkey" in the Penguin Dictionary of Historical Slang (UK).
: It means, taking a tumble, i.e. going "head over heels".
++Check the archives under "ass end over a teakettle"