I have been wondering where to " go pear shaped" comes from. How about pottery work using a wheel? More suggestions please!
I think this may be British usage. I've never heard it in the US but I heard it on TV used by a British person. (I then tried looking up pear-shaped here but didn't find it because I didn't look for go pear-shaped at the time). RJFJR 19:36, 8 December 2006 (UTC)