Posted by Patty on March 21, 2001
In Reply to: Face the music posted by ESC on March 20, 2001
: : Can someone tell me the origins of the term "to face the music"?
: FACE THE MUSIC -- To confront or cope with a difficult situation. The music that was being faced, in a situation where courage was required, is now uncertain.
Perhaps being forced to listen to Wagner? - Patty