Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Dog Idioms|Popular Dog Phrases, Barking Dogs Never Bite!

February 27, 2012 by  
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    A while back Murphy wrote a little ditty about Dog Idioms; phrases used by people.   According to Simple Wikipedia, “An idiom is a word or phrase which means something different from what it says – it is usually a metaphor. Idioms are common phrases or terms whose meaning is not real, but can be […]

More Dog Trivia : Murphy’s Top Ten Trifles

February 23, 2012 by  
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    Time for more of my Top Ten Trifles on Dog Trivia!  I’ve been searching the great dog library to bring you the the odd, the weird, and the funny trivial facts about dogs!        A dogs only sweat glands are between their paw pads.  (Do you know how hard it is […]

Valentines Trivia – Murphy’s Top Ten Trifles

January 27, 2011 by  
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    With Valentine’s Day just around the corner I put my trusty nose to work and sniffed out some trivial trifles about this sweetheart day.  (and when Riley wasn’t lookin I put my paws around a few sweet trifles for myself…..Chocolate are my favorites!)     In the middle Ages, people believed that the […]

Dog Phrases|Popular Sayings, Every Dog Has It’s Day

November 23, 2009 by  
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  I’ve been hearing a lot of sayings recently that people seems to use that have the word dog in them.  As a dog, (that’s me) I wanted to expand my edumacation so I put my nose to the grindstone; by the way don’t do that…. it hurts, and started searching for the meanings of […]

Murphy’s Top Ten Trifles Thanksgiving Edition

November 8, 2009 by  
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Ah…..Thanksgiving!  America’s day to watch parades and football, and gather with the  family for the huge Thanksgiving feast!  And the star of that feast is of course the Stuffed Turkey!  We’d like to honor the big bird with a special trivial salute!  Pass me the drumstick…….yum!   Prairie dogs are not dogs. A prairie dog is a kind […]

Murphy’s Top Ten Trifles

July 15, 2009 by  
Filed under Dog Trivia

Before the enactment of the 1978 law that made it mandatory for dog owners in New York City to clean up after their pets, approximately 40 million pounds of dog excrement were deposited on the streets every year….(eeeewwww!) With the exception of the Chow Breed, every known dog has a pink tongue – the chow’s […]

Presidential Dogs – Life in the White House

July 7, 2009 by  
Filed under A Dogs Life, Dog Trivia

        We just celebrated the Fourth of July, so it seems to me we ought to dig up a little info on Americas patriotic pooches.  Serving their country in the White House as part of the Presidential family has got to be a tuff tour of duty.  Check this out…..your hounded by the press, […]