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Bright eyed and bushy tailed

Posted by James Briggs on October 07, 2005

In Reply to: Bright eyed and bushy tailed posted by Hafe on October 07, 2005

: The trivia question for today is where did the saying "Bright eyed and bushy tailed" come from, and when?

I think that it's an analogy to squirrels - very alert and perky.