Posted by Word Wizard on January 10, 2003
In Reply to: Origin of a phrase posted by Karim on January 10, 2003
: Anyone knows the origin
of : working like a dog?
: Why dogs are being described as hard working animals/pets?
Sheepdogs work from dawn to dusk for just their food, a kind word and a pat on the head; some employers expect the same of their workers.