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Re: Looking under a dead horse's tail

Posted by Smokey Stover on January 10, 2007

In Reply to: Looking under a dead horse's tail posted by Carolyn on January 08, 2007

: My dad used to say something about 'looking under a dead horse's tail' with the meaning of a useless activity. Any idea of its origins?

Looking under a dead horse's tail certainly would seem to be a waste of time, but how your dad got hold of that phrase beats me. I've never heard it, even down on the farm.
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