It's kind of weird that "buckle down" means something very different from "buckle under". (In fact you could think of a slogan "buckle down so you don't buckle under".) I guess it's similar to how an "above par" performance in Pro Golf generally isn't "up to par".
January 29, 2005
Anyone got any more of those?
Snark of the Moment
"Ooh, look who cleans up nice...
...do you OWN an iron?"