Posted by ESC on October 16, 2000
In Reply to: ISO: To get one's back up.. posted by Vinnie Rinaldi on October 16, 2000
: Has anyone ever heard of the expression, to get ones back up? Maybe know what it means and where it came from??? Thanks!
"Getting your back up" means you are angry or disturbed and the expression comes from a stance taken by our friend the cat.