Colorado Man Heads To Court Over Dog Citation

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) – A suburban Denver man is headed to court after he was jailed for refusing to buy a license for his daughter’s service dog.

Matthew Townsend is due in court on Monday after he spent seven hours in jail for failing to appear on a citation.

Townsend says his dogs are vaccinated and he sees no reason to buy an additional license to subsidize a local dog pound.

Authorities say another 50 people in Jefferson County could face the same fate.

Last year, the county issued nearly 500 citations for violations.

RELATED STORY: Not Having A Dog License Leads To Jail Time

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    I collect these. Additions to this list are welcome. Also, observe that in some cases I’m not sure the foundation of the particular expression. If you have knowledge or theories of origin for anything below, I’d also like to hear of your stuff. I hope you enjoy these.

    Talking Using your Hat

    To talk nonsense or to lie. c1885. an interview on the planet entitled “How About White Shirts”, a reporter asked a brand new York streetcar conductor what he considered efforts to get the conductors to wear white shirts similar to their counterparts in Chicago. “Dey’re talkin’ tru deir hats” he was quoted as replying.]

    Eating Your Hat

    There isn’t any such thing like a sure thing, but that’s where this expression comes from. If you tell someone you’ll eat your hat if they make a move, make sure you’re not wearing your best hat-just in case. expression goes back at least towards the reign of Charles II of Great Britain and had something related to the amorous proclivities of ‘ol Charlie. Apparently they named a goat after him which had his same passion for life which included, in the goat’s case, eating hats.]

    Old Hat

    Old, dull stuff; out of fashion. seems to range from proven fact that hat fashions are never stand still. The very fact from the matter is that hat fashions was not changing very fast at all before the turn of the 19th Century. The expression therefore is likely about A century old.]

    Mad As A Hatter

    Totally demented, crazy. did, indeed, go mad. They inhaled fumes from the mercury that was area of the procedure for making felt hats. Not recognizing the violent twitching and derangement as symptoms of a brain disorder, people made fun of affected hat-makers, often treating them as drunkards. Within the U.S., the condition was called the “Danbury shakes.” (Danbury, Connecticut, was a hat-making center.) Mercury is no longer used in the felting process: hat-making — and hat-makers — are secure.]

    Hat In Hand

    A demonstration of humility. For instance, “I come hat in hand” implies that I are available in deference or perhaps in weakness. think that the origins come from feudal instances when serfs or any lower people in feudal society were required to take off their hats within the presence of the lord or monarch (recall the Dr. Seuss book “The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins”?). A hat is your most prideful adornment.]

    Pass The Hat

    Literally to pass through your hat among people in a crowd or group as a means for collecting money. And to beg or ask for charity. origin is self-evident like a man’s hat turned upside down constitutes a fine container.]

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