brown trousers

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  • adjective (a situation that is) very frightening. A light-hearted reference to the terrified person losing control of their bowel movements. Now mainly middle class in usage, the term probably dates from World War II, but has not previously been recorded in writing.
  • noun (a situation that is) very frightening. A light-hearted reference to the terrified person losing control of their bowel movements. Now mainly middle class in usage, the term probably dates from World War II, but has not previously been recorded in writing.
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