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Sorry doesn't feed the bulldog

Posted by Bob on January 15, 2001

In Reply to: Sorry doesn't feed the bulldog posted by Cord on January 15, 2001

: I use it to mean saying sorry isn't enough. What is the origin?

In business, to "feed the bulldog" is to generate sufficient revenue to meet expenses. I don't know much about bulldogs, but I'm willing to bet they get aggressive and insistently unhappy when not fed on a regular schedule. Overhead costs tend to be like that, too. The rent must be paid. The payroll must be met. Productive actions, not mere words, will feed the bulldog