No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does. Christopher Morley
Working like a dog this week, but I imagine it depends on the dog, as to how hard the week has been. If I am thinking of Dexter or Comet, there has been a whole lot of sleeping going on. But I digress. Last night, a lot of dog metaphors came to me while I took the critters out for their constitutional. For a time, it was not raining neither cats, nor dogs.
- Dog-tired: def. extremely tired; worn out. Perhaps it is the busy-ness of work, long hours, a cold going around, or just continual “stuff needing to be done”
- Dog-eared: def. (of an object made from paper) having the corners worn or battered with use. My Bible is worn and the cover beat-up; I wish I could say I had even a third of the wisdom in those pages reflected in my exterior
- Dogleg: def. a thing that bends sharply, in particular a sharp bend in a road or route. with dog toys, cushions, leashes, and bowls – as well as human articles throughout the house, there are no straightaways when moving from one end to the other
- Dogfight: def. a ferocious struggle for supremacy between interested parties. My daily 3 to 4 hour commutes are only tussles until I get irritated at people forcing themselves into my spot in the lane; normally I appreciate the give n’ take of the considerate
- Every dog has his day. phrase: everyone will have good luck or success at some point in their lives. Could also be said of evening. Nothing quite relaxes the struggles of the day like a walk with the fellas, Dexter and Comet