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Re: An idiom's meaning

Posted by Platypus on June 03, 2004

In Reply to: An idiom's meaning posted by R. Kesavan on June 02, 2004

: Will any one please explain the meaning and origin, if possible, as I could not find it so far.

: "LET THE DEVIL TAKE ITS HINDMOST'.

Two guys are camping in Yelowstone Park when a grizzly bear wanders into view. One of the campers starts to lace-up his running shoes. His friend says, "you can't out-run a griz." The other responds, "I don't have to out-run the griz. I just need to out-run YOU".