In Reply to: 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
['A wet bird never flies at night' - comedian jackie Vernon used this as a tagline, and the title of a comedy album that came out in 1964. He may well have been the first, along such lines did his imagination run. - Bac.]