"face the music" from "face the music of war"
gscole at ARK.SHIP.EDU
Wed Jul 3 15:38:27 UTC 2002
Relative to recent list discussions about slang, from MOA -- Michigan, a
notation that "faces the music" is a slang phrase, in:
A commentary about The Works of William Shakespeare...., 1861-71,
"The bully rock is the man who does not give ground, who, in our slang
phrase 'faces the music'."
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