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Nail your butt to the wall????

Posted by ESC on December 02, 2004

In Reply to: Nail your butt to the wall???? posted by Carrie on December 02, 2004

: Help! I understand it's meaning....but where did it derive? I have also heard "nail your hide to the wall" but after reseaching....I find nothing. The closest I came was "nailing your colors to the Mast" but I don't think its the same. Thanks!!!

Guess here. People would nail the hides of animals to a wall so the hides wouldn't shrink.

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