Tongue-biting Cats and Cowardly Chickens?

Animal Idioms Explained

“Don’t Beat a Dead Horse”

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The Horse Phrase Origin

“Cat got your tongue?”

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“Chicken”

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Addendum

“Sly as a Fox”

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Fox Facts

Choose Them or Lose Them

Are there any phrases that stand out as odd in our modern dialog?

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