"I'm like a deer in headlights..."

moi   Fri Mar 28, 2008 2:08 am GMT
What is the significance of this phrase?
Earle   Fri Mar 28, 2008 2:24 am GMT
It's a metaphor for blind panic. When you shine a light in the eyes of a deer at night, it paralyzes them and they freeze on the spot. It's also possible to freeze them by whistling...