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Head up your arse

Posted by Bob on July 02, 2005

In Reply to: Head up your arse posted by James on July 02, 2005

: What does it precisely mean to "have your head up your arse"?

: Thanks.

It's not a term of precision. It's an exaggerated visual metaphor for being oblivious, having no vision, being unaware. Many phrases relating to ignorance or confusion have to do forms of blindness.