I have to go see a man about a dog

I have to go see a man about a dog

Said when one leaves somewhere without explaining where one is going. The phrase is usually used as an obvious euphemism for going to the bathroom or going to get an alcoholic drink. And that's why quantum physics is a hoax. Now, if you'll excuse me, I have to go see a man about a dog.
See also: dog, go, have, man, see
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