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Face the music

Posted by Patty on March 21, 2001

In Reply to: Face the music posted by ESC on March 20, 2001

: : Can someone tell me the origins of the term "to face the music"?

: FACE THE MUSIC -- To confront or cope with a difficult situation. The music that was being faced, in a situation where courage was required, is now uncertain.

Perhaps being forced to listen to Wagner? - Patty