Stalking Horse

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  1. Paul:

    I am sorry to report that, despite your contrary reportage in the above, Mr. Ed passed away a few years ago.

    His wife was quoted as saying at the funeral:
    A corpse is a corpse, of horse, of horse.

    (adapted from a 1970′s SNL News skit)

  2. Maryland Business» Blog Archive » A stalking horse is a horse, of course, of course:

    [...] to word-detective.com, the term comes from horses used in hunting. “‘Stalking horses’ were trained to allow a hunter to dismount and then use the [...]

  3. Cortaflex For Horses:

    I’ve really enjoyed reading your articles. You obviously know what you are talking about! Your site is so easy to navigate too, I’ve bookmarked it in my favourites :-D

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