I've lately heard a saying "never path a burning dog". It comes from a movie "A good year" by Ridley Scott.

This sentence says Max Skinner (Russel Crowe) and I have completly no idea what it means neither can I find the answer anywhere.

Thanks for the help,
Perhaps it was "Never pat a burning dog"? I don't know why anyone would need that advice, but at least it makes a bit of sense.
Teachers: We supply a list of EFL job vacancies
Yeah you're right - my bad - sorry. But still it's kinda strange. Could anyone explain it?
chessaczI've lately heard a saying "never path a burning dog".
I think you mean "never pet a burning dog." I've never heard the expression but here is a Yahoo Answers thread that discusses it.
Oh I think I get it. Thanks a lot Emotion: smile
Try out our live chat room.