Posted by David FG on June 04, 2005
In Reply to: Ropin' the wind posted by ESC on June 04, 2005
: : Does anyone know what the phrase "ropin' the wind" means or where it came from?
: I am guessing here. It would mean an impossible task.
I'm also guessing. Couldn't it also mean trying to confine something which should not be tied down?
Attempting to domesticate a wild creature (literally or figuratively) maybe?