Talk:beat a dead horse

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My feeling is that flogging a dead horse is the more common useage....any comments?

"flogging..." is unheard of in the US. --Connel MacKenzie 08:01, 14 May 2005 (UTC)


This phrase with the word "flogging" is unheard of in the U.S., but the word "flogging" itself is not.
However, has anyone actually (at least, in a situation other than when they're trying to be funny) used "flogging a deceased equine"?  It looks to me as if someone simply ran "flogging a dead horse" through some thesaurus program and came up with a new phrase they thought sounded cool. — V-ball 21:04, 1 November 2005 (UTC)
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