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Waving her wooden leg

Posted by Smokey Stover on October 16, 2005

In Reply to: Waving her wooden leg posted by Sharone on October 13, 2005

: I would like to know the origin of the following phrase:

: ""Too late, too late", she cried, waving her wooden leg."

: I've seen it being used to denote an action which is performed too late to take effect.

If you Google it, you can find examples of each phrase, but not together. Lots of examples of "waving her wooden leg." SS