Posted by Victoria S Dennis on July 16, 2007
In Reply to: Babe in the woods posted by Thierry on July 16, 2007
: What does the phrase "I'm not a babe in the woods" mean?
It means "a helpless innocent out in the big bad world". It derives from a traditional English murder story, which you can read about here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babes_in_the_Wood (VSD)