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Re: Straight from the horses mouth

Posted by David FG on May 04, 2005

In Reply to: Straight from the horses mouth posted by Monica on May 04, 2005

: What does the phrase mean "i got it straight from the horses mouth that there are only 15 days left in this school year?"

It means you have privileged, 'inside' information. It derives, I think, from racing, in which one might get the likely winner 'from the horse's mouth'.

DFG