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Re: Talk the hind legs off a Donkey

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?

My guess:

A 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.