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Going to see a man about a dog

Posted by Lotg on September 28, 2003

In Reply to: Going to see a man about a horse posted by R. Berg on September 28, 2003

: : My mother always used this expression to refer to going to use the toilet.

: Yes; many people have. The archives have some discussions of it.

:: I thought it was seeing a man about a dog, and applied to pretty much anything you were going to go off and do, particularly if it involved dealing with someone else to do it???