Posted by ESC on February 17, 2000
In Reply to: I excused the dog once but he died posted by Trish on February 16, 2000
: My husband uses this phrase quite often. Any idea what it means. He says this just something his father used to say.
I couldn't find the phrase in any of my reference books. But I remember a similar phrase I used to hear in West Virginia -- "I don't excuse a dog after it's done bite me." Maybe these two sayings are variations on a theme.