Saturday, December 04, 2010

Dog in a Manger

A 'dog in a manger' is a phrase referring to a dog who does not want to eat the hay but wants to prevent other animals from so doing. It is a term for a spiteful, mean spirited creature.

Harry is not being a 'dog in a manger' in that sense. He is a a dog who would rather not be in the manger. But I am holding a treat to get him to sit there for his photo - which is why he is begging with paw up. Something our children taught him when he was a puppy.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

This is such a lovely blog :) I'm sure Harry wouldn't mind sitting in the manger if it wasn't being occupied by Jesus :D

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