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Where does the saying belly up come from?

The term "belly-up" was invented by an American novelist called John Dos Passos in 1920. Belly-up is an allusion to dead fish. Which float upside-down, or belly-up, on top of (MORE)

Why do snakes turn belly up when they die?

They don't always - but some snakes adopt that pose when trying to fool a predator into thinking htey're dead - as most predators will not eat already dead prey.
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Does a rabbit's belly swell up when it dies?

Yes. It happened to mine when it died. :( Anyway, this usually happens hours after the rabbit has died because this is when the body of it starts to decompose internally. Sinc (MORE)

What does belly up to the bar mean?

To stand at a drinking bar...a place that sells alcoholic beverages. Usually, the bar, or surface that the drinks are served on, is the approximate height of an ordinary perso (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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