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50 Mistreated Words and Desecrated Phrases: Doggy Dog World

Life may be a rat race, an uphill climb, or a daily struggle for some folks. It may even feel like a dog-eat-dog world.

But only a true canine might call this a doggy dog world. OK, maybe an extra enthusiastic dog lover would describe it thus, but only in a good way.

When a person complains about competitive unfairness and rule-benders, who stomp on others to climb the proverbial ladder of success, they’re not talking about a sweet, tail-wagging doggy dog world.

A dog-eat-dog world is unfriendly. It’s cannibalistic, in a sense. And it may even be dangerous.

Do you work with anyone who is rabid for self-advancement? If you do, you live in the dog-eat-dog world. Best beware.

Maybe you want to pick up a dog – for protection.

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