Until the cows come home

“Until the cows come home” – Reportedly, the first attestation is from the [London] Times:

1829, The Times,

If the Duke will but do what he unquestionably can do, and propose a Catholic Bill with securities, he may be Minister, as they say in Scotland “until the cows come home.”  – Wiktionary.orgDSCN9640 Holy well sl 8x6

Near Belcoo, Northern Ireland

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8 thoughts on “Until the cows come home

  1. This is most interesting, Lynne. I haven’t heard this saying before, but it comes just in time for our cows. Smashing photo to wed this words!
    Dina x

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