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Tits up

Posted by Lewis on October 14, 2005

In Reply to: Tits up posted by Victoria S Dennis on October 07, 2005

: : Let me know the meaning and the usage of the phrase "going tits-up"

: It's a cruder version of the phrase "going belly-up" meaning "to fail, to end in disaster". the metaphor is of dead fish, which float belly-up in the water.

like falling over backwards i.e. have an embarassing failure.