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Working like a dog

Posted by R. Berg on January 14, 2003

In Reply to: Working like a dog posted by Karim on January 14, 2003

: anyone knows the origin of "working like a dog"?

Someone asked that question here recently. Someone else answered it: basically, a sheepdog works from dawn till dusk for only room and board and affection. (From memory; I haven't found the original posts.)