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The meaning and origin of the expression: Like being savaged by a dead sheep

Like being savaged by a dead sheep

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What's the origin of the phrase 'Like being savaged by a dead sheep'?

This was said by combative UK Labour politician Dennis Healey on being criticized by the mild mannered Tory minister Geoffrey Howe in the UK House of Commons in June 1978.

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