Lie down with dogs ...

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 21 02:48:16 UTC 2008

Spoken by a character on tonight's CSI:

"If my father had seen anyone hurt me or my sister, _he would have
laid them down with dogs!_"

This is a sentence no doubt composed by a writer and hardly
spontaneous, but, IMO, an interesting interpretation of the aphorism,


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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