Dog and Pony show
Posted: 28 February 2007 03:40 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Does anyone know the etymology of this term?  How did dogs and ponies get lumped together like this?

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Posted: 28 February 2007 03:50 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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If your circus is too penny-ante to afford elephants and lions, your animal acts are likely to involve trained dogs and ponies.

See this archived thread.

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