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"I hope the Prime Minister's not dogging it," Mr Rudd said today in a bid to goad Mr Howard to accept his offer of three debates.

Urban Dictionary confirms that nope, it doesn't mean what he thinks it means. At least, I don't think that's what he means. Also: thanks a lot for the mental vignette, Kev.

Joseph | 17 Oct 2007

Mon 22 Oct 2007, 11:29AM Robert

I, too, hope the Prime Minister's not dogging.

Mon 22 Oct 2007, 11:33AM Robert

... although I should add that I did know that "dogging it" had an older meaning (roughly, wagging). Also, your blog's not the first to notice the shift in meanings.

Fri 9 Nov 2007, 8:00AM Virginia Murdoch

You know what's on my desk; you can see it from there. In short, select from: crap, mess, bills, pieces of water-damaged paper with Important Information on them, purchase orders (WTF?), last Friday's beer bottle, a Land Army billy full of pens (supplied by the Estate of Alberta Victoria Murdoch, aka Grandma), my beautiful, tiny Apple keyboard, a mouse, a mouse mat (old-fashioned but sentimental), various Moleskines and half a dozen CDs. And a robot.

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