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HORSE. Until a horse has attained the age of four years, he is called a colt. (q.v.) Russ. & Ry. 416. This word is sometimes used as a generic name for all animals of the horse kind. 3 Brev. 9. Vide Colt; Gender; and Yelv. 67, a.

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Re your story "A Rip in the AIDS Quilt" [June 25]: If 213 Names Project chapters are still active, it would behoove you to contact each of them to get the facts directly from the horse's mouth. The only source that appears to have been checked out was the negative one.
'Straight from the Horse's Mouth' attempts to tell the reader how to read the thoughts of animals rather than simply interpreting their body language and behaviour.
So, Mr Chairman, you've heard it from the horse's mouth - and I am certain that 99.9 per cent of all the rank-and-file officers out there would agree with me.
Always get downloadable programs from the horse's mouth. Go directly to the vendor's site or to a large, established shareware site such as Jumbo ( or CNET (
'There you have it, straight from the horse's mouth. President Duterte is a self-confessed dictator,' ACT Teachers Rep.
New Delhi [India], Nov 25 ( ANI ): Miley Cyrus is "not" pregnant and the words are coming straight from the horse's mouth.
From the Horse's Mouth: |Dr Wynne's Diaries is available in bookshops and online, Gomer, PS12.99.
According to Laha Magazine, attempts have been made to reach Yousif Shabaan to get the verdict from the horse's mouth, but contact has yet to be made.
ED Miliband yesterday heard from the horse's mouth about the North East's skills shortage - and he made the right response.
Take it from the horse's mouth...Peugeot want you to think it's a car to suit whatever mood you are in
Tina Croll and Jamie Cunningham masterminded From the Horse's Mouth as a framework for dancers of different backgrounds to tell stories and perform together.