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Don't keep a dog and bark yourself.

Posted by David Hitchin on August 18, 2003

Don't keep a dog and bark yourself.
The meaning as given as "Once one way of doing something is established a second isn't necessary." but I and others have understood it as meaning that if you have someone that you have delegated work to you don't also do it yourself"