The RetrieverTraining.Net Forums The Retriever Academy
Total Retriever Training with Mike Lardy
Hawkeye Media Gunners Up Tritronics Outdoor Media
Page 3 of 5 FirstFirst 12345 LastLast
Results 21 to 30 of 49

Thread: Pups are Sired By and Out of a Dam

  1. #21
    Super Moderator Vicky Trainor's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Location
    Eastern Shore of Maryland http://www.oakdaleretrievers.com
    Posts
    3,370

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by PalouseDogs View Post
    Oh, boy, my pet peeve. People say they have a poodle or a cocker spaniel or a whatever. But no one ever says they have a lab. They always have a "black lab" or a "chocolate lab" or a "yellow lab." (or a silver lab, but that's another thread.) Why the he!! is that? Why does a person with a poodle never have a "cream poodle" while a person with a lab never has a (color-unspecified) "lab"?

    We say "black Lab" 'cause it's the right color......LOL...JUST JOKING!!
    Vicky
    RTF Moderator
    http://www.oakdaleretrievers.com/Remembrance.html "You'll Cry"
    ____________________________________________
    Training is not science, it is art. A blend of this, a measure of that, a deep breath at the appropriate moment and always a loving touch.

  2. #22

    Default

    As I am sure my thread is what sparked this one, I apologize for the incorrect terminology.
    God bless!- Jamee

    When you stop having fun, it's time to quit!!
    "If your dog doesn't like someone you probably shouldn't either"- Author unknown

    My team:
    HR Dr. J's RxRated High Caliber JH "Kali"
    White Oak's Change of Plans "Bodee"
    #1 cheerleader: SJ's Gotta-Lot-A Go Lil "Jake"

    Gone but never forgotten:
    HR Stevie-Joe's Super "Star"- my heart dog, I love you baby
    October 24, 2001-January 6, 2013

  3. #23
    Senior Member Franco's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Location
    Lafayette, La.
    Posts
    10,745

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Jamee Strange View Post
    As I am sure my thread is what sparked this one, I apologize for the incorrect terminology.
    No need for an apology. If one were to read every post on every thread, just on the first page you would see it several times. Probably, the most misused term ever with Sporting and Working breeds in the US. And, I still learn new stuff just about every week on RTF.
    It's such a shame that in the USA, defending Liberty has become such a heroic deed.

  4. #24
    Senior Member DoubleHaul's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    N. Cackalacky
    Posts
    2,547

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Julie R. View Post
    Ta lot of people who should know better use "out of" incorrectly when discussing their retriever's sire.
    I know better and still say 'out of' when referring to the sire fairly often. I don't know why. I guess I am just a bad person.

  5. #25
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    293

    Default

    And, be sure to get your females "spaded", and "stud out" your dogs.

  6. #26
    Senior Member Pals's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    2,685

    Default

    I'm most fond of "I just bread my dog". Really? What type of breading and how do you cook your pooch?


    by a smart alec and out of a saint,

    Pals

  7. #27
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Posts
    106

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by laurelwood View Post
    some horse people get this... that opens up a whole other can of worms, like the morons that talk about their '15.6 gilded philly'

    I agree, it drives me crazy too, sort of like people talking about their golden Lab.
    Another pet peeve is spelling, it's "gelded".

  8. #28
    Member laurelwood's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Newnan, GA
    Posts
    82

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by DonBrou View Post
    Another pet peeve is spelling, it's "gelded".
    that was my point Don, and you can't geld a filly nor is 15 hands and 6 inches a real measurement, but you'll see ads like that all day long.

  9. #29
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Posts
    106

    Default

    Yep, back when I fooled around with horses, most folks said 15-2, 16, 16-2, and so on or referred to it as 15 1/2, 16, 16 1/2 hands. Basically, (15 x 4)+2=62" at the top of the withers. A hand is 4" and the .1, .2, .3, refers to actual inches. Very seldom would someone refer to 15.1 or 15.3 because depending on what the horse was standing on and how they were standing could vary the actual measurement. If you see an add that uses .1 or .3 that's probably someone to really question. Just my 2 cents.

  10. #30
    Senior Member Scott R.'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Charlotte, NC
    Posts
    226

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Julie R. View Post
    Thanks to everyone who gets it right; it's also one of my pet peeves. And it's not just from the gilded philly and golden Lab crowd, either; a lot of people who should know better use "out of" incorrectly when discussing their retriever's sire.
    I haven't forgotten the lashing you gave me over the incorrect usage recently. I'm definitely going to purposely butcher it on Tues just to see your reaction though.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •