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hahaha good list, good for dogs


As far as I can tell you got them all. That's more than I had thought there were.


Nice list, it's amazing to think how much dogs have infiltrated our language.

I was Trailer Trash when Trailer Trash wasn't Cool

Sick as a dog ... that one fits me this week! ** cough cough **


I do believe you got them all, this is an awesome list. :D

Karen Shanley

Loved this. Great fun!


Jan, this is a keeper! A+


I love this but most of all I love the dog pic at the top!!! Cuu-uuute.


This is a good list! See you soon, Grandma!

Alec MacLeod

if you are interested in a longer list of such terms you might want to take a look at The Canine in Conversation: Dogs in Metaphor and Idiom, Illustrated: www.metaphordogs.org

Bob A. Booey

Let sleeping dogs lie...

Desi Hoth

This doesn't help me I need a metaphor for my speech as to why pets are good for us!

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