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Dark horse “originally alluded to an unknown

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 11, 2006

Dark horse “originally alluded to an unknown horse winning a race and was so used in a novel by Benjamin Disraeli (The Young Duke, 1831)”. An answer to a “where on earth did that expression come from” discussion I had the other day.

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