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Re: Going to see a man about a horse OR a dog.

Posted by David Jose on August 18, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Going to see a man about a horse posted by ESC on August 05, 2003

I've heard both used, and always in a manner where the person was "unwilling to reveal the true nature of their business". I had always assumed however, that the phrase originated in reference to placing a bet on a race?