Posted by Word Camel on June 14, 2005
In Reply to: Dot your eyes posted by deepmala on June 14, 2005
: wht do u mean by "dot your eyes and cross your feet " ?
The phrase is "dot your 'i's and cross your 't's". It means to pay attention to the details and refers to the tendency for people who write (longhand) in haste to forget to add the dot to the top of the 'i' or to cross the top of their 't's.