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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
> 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?
IPCC 01, the IEEE International Professional Communication Conference,
October 24-27, 2001 at historic La Fonda in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.
CALL FOR PAPERS OPEN UNTIL MARCH 15. http://ieeepcs.org/2001/
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