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Never pet a dog

Posted by RRC on June 01, 2007

In Reply to: Never pet a dog posted by Parthian on June 01, 2007

: : What's a good retort to: never pet a dog on fire?

: :"Throw caution to the wind",or maybe,"Only the brave deserve the fair"or,more confusingly/jocularly "You've got to strike whilst the iron is hot"

Never pee on a dog _unless_ it's on fire.