RE: OFF-TOPIC: resource for sayings

Subject: RE: OFF-TOPIC: resource for sayings
From: Kim Roper <kim -dot- roper -at- vitana -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 14:16:51 -0500

This can be checked against "Looking a gift horse in the mouth."

Cheers ... Kim

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jgarison -at- ide -dot- com [mailto:jgarison -at- ide -dot- com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2001 1:55 PM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: RE: OFF-TOPIC: resource for sayings
>
>
> No official site (or cite), but ...
>
> If memory recalls, "Straight from the horse's mouth" referred
> to a way of
> ascertaining the age of a horse. Often the seller would quote
> something
> other than the actual age of the animal, but a knowledgeable
> buyer could
> look in the horse's mouth and see the condition of the teeth
> and determine
> perhaps more accurately its true age.
>
> Someone prove me wrong, OK?
>

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