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Re: Lazy as ludlum's dog

Posted by ESC on March 27, 2005

In Reply to: Lazy as ludlum's dog posted by Toby Whitty on March 26, 2005

: Thought I'd add this as phrase it didn't come up in the search. Obviously means very lazy. Apparently comes from a folk tale about Old Mother Ludlam, a witch who lived in a cave near Waverley Abbey, Surrey.
: Her dog was so lazy it wouldn't even bark...

Was it...too lazy to scratch fleas?