Posted by Gary Martin on March 04, 2006
In Reply to: "Flat out" posted by geo on March 04, 2006
: strange that the writer of the page would use the term "flat out" when discribing "balls to the wall" yet leave us with no explanation for "flat out".
I've removed that page now, as I can't substantiate that origin. Flat out just means, "as fast as (or with as much effort as) you can go".