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Snake Eyes

Posted by Lewis on April 23, 2004

In Reply to: Snake Eyes posted by Sarah on April 23, 2004

: Someone told me I had snake eyes the other day and that Cleopatra also had snake eyes.
: What does the term "Snake Eyes" mean anyway?

OK there is more than one way to look at this - sometimes 'snake eyes' is complimentary - it can mean having a narrow gap between top and bottom lids, but can also refer to having an elongated shape, which can be attractive.

uncomplimentary - it could refer to looking untrustworthy.

1-1 on two dice is 'snake eyes' simply because there are two spots.