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Every Dog has its day mean?

Posted by ESC on February 02, 2004

In Reply to: What does Every Dog has its day mean? posted by Smokey Stover on February 02, 2004

: : Please help.....

: I first heard that a very long time ago. I always assumed that it meant that even the meanest among us (as lowly as a dog) will some day have his turn--at being important, at being listened to, at being on top, at being top dog, or some such. My day will come has much the same connotation, but in a more personal, rather than general, sense. See also "Thy day will come." SS

A variation:

SUN DON'T SHINE, THE - "The sun don't shine on the same dog's a s s every day, but your butt ain't seen a ray of sunshine in weeks." From the movie "Hoosiers" .