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  •  *chuckle* Spot on! :) n/t (1+ / 0-)
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    'Per Ardua Ad Astra'

    by shortfinals on Mon May 06, 2013 at 02:58:45 PM PDT

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    •  By the the word 'trebuchet' (2+ / 0-)
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      RiveroftheWest, shortfinals

      and I believe the post above is the first time ever I've been able to find some way to work it into one.

      If I ever had a full sized French poodle -- very smart dogs, originally hunting dogs  -- I've always thought 'trebuchet' would be great name for him.

      And, no, I wouldn't get one of those fancy 'poodle cuts' for him -- a straight or lion cut would be fine.

      I've been told by members of the poodle fancy that the poodle cuts date back to early hunting days. Each chateau had a distinctive trim style so their dogs could be picked out of the hunting pack. That's what I've been told, anyway.  

      When atlatls are outlawed, only outlaws will have atlatls.

      by wheeldog on Mon May 06, 2013 at 03:33:10 PM PDT

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