Categories Uncategorized Message 101: Knives out Post author By joseph Post date May 6, 2003 No Comments on Message 101: Knives out “Knives out” is a phrase commonly used to describe the hostile stance of a critic or critics. For example, note the title of these news articles in The Guardian, The Observer, and The Sydney Morning Herald. ← Message 100: Protected? → Message 102: Television Commercials Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.