Posted by Shae on October 02, 2002
In Reply to: Talk the hind legs off a Donkey posted by BOB on October 01, 2002
: Whats it all about?
variation is 'Talk the hind legs off a horse,'
as in 'He/she'd talk the hind legs off . . . ' the equine. Refers to a persuasive talker, one who has the 'gift of the gab,' who can persuade even a donkey/horse to sit on its hunkers - a very unnatural posture.