Posted by Pamela on March 13, 2008 at 00:17:
In Reply to: When Jesus was a cowboy posted by ESC on March 12, 2008 at 23:03:
: : Why do people say something is so old it's from "when Jesus was a cowboy"? -- Jesus was dead long before "cowboy" times. Just curious where this saying originated from.
: I've never heard that. "When God was a boy." "When Jesus was in the third grade."
"When Adam was a boy" is another. I found only 8 hits for "when Jesus was a cowboy" to mean "in the past". A couple of these carry the implication of "in the past, when things were different". Apart from that, I've got no idea. Pamela