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Head up your arse

Posted by J on July 02, 2005

In Reply to: Head up your arse posted by Bob 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.

I understand it to mean being self-obsessed to an extreme, being oblivious to other viewpoints

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