[Ads-l] "go pear-shaped"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Oct 26 11:19:35 UTC 2014


'Go bad,' for some reason. (Not just figuratively "sag into into a pear
shape," as one might imagine.)


This mission, described in the film as one with “a lot of moving parts”,
went pear shaped after the four men lost their communications and were then
seen by a goat herder and his two young sons.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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