Date: Wed, 20 Apr 1994 07:55:01 -700
From: Keith Russell wkr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]US.DYNIX.COM
Subject: Re: stalking horse
On Mon, 18 Apr 1994, Joan Livingston-Webber wrote:
My chair used the phrase "stalking horse" today--which I'd never
heard before. It's in American Heritage, but seems like something
that would have regional variation. (Or am I just trying to
cover my ignorance?) Ideas?
Joan Livingston-Webber webber[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]unomaha.edu
"What gets better is the precision with which we vex each other."
Guess I'm ignorant as well. I have never heard the phrase.
It's in Merriam Webster's Collegiate as well....
How did your chair use the expression?
wkr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]us.dynix.com