Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 6 23:22:53 UTC 2013

I thought I'd misheard a questioner on Book TV ask about somebody
"cowtailing" to somebody else, but of course I was wrong: :

“This Republican is convinced that Barack Obama represents the very best
option for this country if for no other reason it is because he refuses to
cow-tail to the antics of the DNC.”'all_ain't_gotta_cowtail_to_a_lot_of_this_stuff_into_more_formal_saying
"Y'all ain't gotta cowtail to a lot of this stuff."

See, a cow's tail follows the cow around like it's dependent or something.

"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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