Posted by ESC on March 22, 2000
In Reply to: Bright-eyed and bushy tailed? posted by Susan on March 22, 2000
: I've always taken "Bright-eyed and bushy tailed" to mean awake, alert and ready to go......What is the origin and what animal was anthropomorphised in this saying?
I would guess that it would be a squirrel. Have to get back to you on the origin.