yodeling in a canyon

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yodeling in a canyon

Said of someone's earnest but futile attempts to be heard, understood, or taken seriously. I brought these issues up to management months ago, but I might as well have been yodeling in a canyon. Living in this remote part of the country, it often felt like we are yodeling in a canyon when it comes to getting access to certain public amenities and services.
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yodeling in a canyon

in. talking aimlessly. You are just yodeling in a canyon if you think I really care about it.
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