Dog Words & Phrases


Meaning: Of minimal urgency; of the lowest priority; virtually optional

Origins And History: Said to have originated around 1982 as the last of a list of expressions of urgency with which a certain chance in computer software might be necessary – “Wash your dog first” – but probably also relying on the words additionally sounding very close to “hogwash.”

*From the book Dog the Wag by Mike Darton

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