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Re: Get the low down

Posted by James Briggs on October 23, 2004

In Reply to: Get the low down posted by pcrxowl on October 23, 2004

: "Get the low down" on something means finding or determining the truth or facts about a subject. What I am interested in is how it got started and where.

It could that this is just a variant of the age old saying 'to get to the bottom' of something; ie to get to the roots of the matter.It,too has been around for a while.