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    Where does the term 'a dog's breakfast' come from?

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    ....chiefly British, a mess or mixture 

    Not sure where it originated,  but apparently it started being used as an expression in the 40s. The meaning is to discribe some thing that is a mess.on the other hand ,if you say someone is done up like a dogs dinner, it means they are very smart.

    Maybe from here: https://www.facebook.com/uniladmag/videos/2852776568078717/

    sounds like the left over's that the "dog" husband gets after a night out on the town;)
    The term 'A dog's breakfast' is an English slang phrase meaning "A complete mess or muddle". The exact origin of the phrase is sadly unknown.

    More than likely an Australian or New Zealand Phrase and origination..Have a look at this..>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<.. http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/114550.html      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Partridge 

    maybe because  a dog eats it's own vomit. That was even mentioned in the Bible.


     



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