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Re: Bull by the horn(s)

Posted by Gary on February 23, 2005

In Reply to: Bull by the horn(s) posted by SR on February 23, 2005

: As part of an earlier discussion this phrase was attributed to Jerry Lee Lewis and suggested a dual meaning but was never fully discussed. Can anyone help further? SR

The OED has citations going back to the early 16th century, which would pretty much rule out Jerry Lee as the originator.