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Re: Buffaloed

Posted by Bruce Kahl on February 21, 2003

In Reply to: Buffaloed posted by Murphy on February 20, 2003

: Why do they use the animal buffalo, in to be buffaloed or I was buffaloed.
: thanks

Just a guess:
The bison or buffalo is not a meek animal as it is quite threatening looking; so maybe the term "buffaloed", which means "to intimidate", is from the animal's display of confidence or authority.