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ISO: To get one's back up..

Posted by ESC on October 16, 2000

In Reply to: ISO: To get one's back up.. posted by Vinnie Rinaldi on October 16, 2000

: Has anyone ever heard of the expression, to get ones back up? Maybe know what it means and where it came from??? Thanks!

: Rgds,
: Vinnie

"Getting your back up" means you are angry or disturbed and the expression comes from a stance taken by our friend the cat.