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Shake a saw at, etc.

Posted by Mary on April 23, 2009 at 16:50

1)"Shake a saw at" or "shake a circle saw at". Is its origin from the Northwest and/or logging?

2)I'm also looking for the origin of "...And a wet bird never flies at night" - it is used as a "Capper" or "topper" to a laundry list of events or feats. As in: person #1 "I had such a busy day. I did this and this and this... "person #2 (sarcastically) "Oh Yeah, and a wet bird never flies at night". My dad used this phrase and I wonder if he made it up