champing at the bit
Posted Sep 6, 2008 18:39 UTC (Sat) by giraffedata
In reply to: Schneier's articles scare me sometimes...
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It's "champing" at the bit. Chomping is biting down hard, whereas champing is gnashing, which is what a horse does to the bit when he's anxious to go and the rider won't let him.
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