to the horse

David Bergdahl bergdahl at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU
Mon Jul 26 13:42:07 UTC 1999

There's an anecdote about Greek phjilosophers arguing about the number of
teeth a horse had; all the arguments are deduced from premises.  No one looks
at the animal, so devalued was empiricism.  Could this be the source of both
expressions (though I rather like Mr. Ed)?

-- db
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