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Re: Milk bucket under a bull

Posted by ESC on November 06, 2003

In Reply to: Re: HELP! Need a quote as good as this! posted by ESC on November 06, 2003

: : : I need to find a quote as witty and funny as "A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle".

: : : In the context of "its as much use to us as......... is to a ...........

: : : Can anyone help?

: : : Thanks

: : I'm told that a common farm expression is "About as useful as teats on a boar hog".

: Useless as a screen door on a submarine.

A couple from "This Dog'll Hunt: An Entertaining Texas Dictionary" by Wallace O. Chariton (Wordware Publishing, Piano, Texas, 1989, 1990):

Useless as a cowboy without a horse.
...a milk bucket under a bull.
...a saddle without a horse.