Posted by Bruce Kahl on April 10, 2001
In Reply to: Handbags at ten paces posted by Vivien Stoney on April 10, 2001
: What does this mean? We are looking for slogans and sayings with the number ten in to celebrate our schools tenth anniversary. Any more ideas?
I saw your phrase on dozens of UK websites dealing with soccer and or football.
From the context of the sites, I think your phrase means a heated disagreement leading to mild fisticuffs.