The dog standing on its hind legs

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jun 12 02:44:09 UTC 2014

On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 9:49 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:

> "It's like Samuel Johnson said about a dog
> standing on its hind legs; the thing is not done well, but one is
> surprised to see it done at all."

It was said WRT a woman's preaching being like unto a dog walking on its
hind legs.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society -

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