Date: Wed, 20 Apr 1994 07:55:01 -700 From: Keith Russell 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] > "What gets better is the precision with which we vex each other." > -Clifford Geertz 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? Keith Russell wkr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]