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horse and buggy

 and horse and carriage; buggy whip
Fig. a carriage pulled by a horse, as opposed to a modern automobile; the horse was urged on with a whip. (A symbol of old-fashionedness or out-of-dateness. Particularly with go out with, as in the examples.) That kind of clothing went out with the horse and buggy. I thought suspenders went out with the horse and carriage, but I see them everywhere now.
See also: and, buggy, horse
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Though antediluvian by today's standards, the buggy whip was once at the forefront of transportation technology.
At one time or another, he owned five restaurants, the Buggy Whip being the best-known of those without the Tracton name.
Lynch focuses on buying what you know, which for some people can be the buggy whip right before the automobile came along,'' he said.
But the government never subsidized buggy whip makers, and it should not subsidize telcos now.
The most common single birthdate for the top 500 companies harks back to 1886, the buggy whip era when 11 of the 500 firms began business.
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His basic pattern involved punching a Gambler BB Cricket through canopies of matted, floating greenery that had blown against vertical vegetation such as buggy whips, cattails and Kissimmee grass.
By funding land lines and copper-line phones, we're funding buggy whips with a really important asset of $50 million to $60 million a year.
Author Ken Thurber PhD announced on Friday that his new book Do NOT Invent Buggy Whips has received an Honorable Mention in the How-to category at the 2012 Paris book festival and was also runner-up in the Business Category at the 2012 Green Book Festival, as well as runner-up in Business and How-to categories at the 2012 San Francisco Book festival.
Miss Mary Bell gave me a quick tour, explaining some of the antiquated merchandise that had been put out of reach, but still in sight: hatboxes, buggy whips, old coffee grinders, and more.
You can continue with your mission, your work, your passion without making buggy whips when no one drives a buggy anymore.
While we will always have legacy technology, somewhere someone is still making buggy whips, the future of radio is to disappear into an integrated interconnected fabric of the world around us.
Somewhere out there," Passmore said, "someone is making and selling buggy whips.
In the cellar of the 300-year-old home, hand-tooled leather saddles, wrought iron carriages, horseshoes and buggy whips speak to a yesteryear of wealthy white planters being squired about the island.