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    My previous post was not an idiom, so I am posting one here: 'Dressed (up) to the Nines'. (A taylor saying...seems like it takes nine yards of material to make a quality suit.) How's that?
    Chuck B
    Edit: A cat does NOT have 9 lives, but the idiom implies they do. Or, when one 'dodges a bullet' (as when, somehow, you escape the consequences expected after an event).
    Last edited by napamule2; 02-11-2019 at 11:06 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by napamule2 View Post
    ... 'You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink'....
    Or, "You can lead a horticulture but you can't make her think".

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    Eight hours from bottle to throttle ;-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrzippy View Post
    It's also been " piss-poor to outstanding" most of my life!
    That's pretty good. I'll have to remember that.

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