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#1 2006-04-22 13:10:44

Richard Carroll
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"kept on a short lease"

Google had 142 (about 60 unique) occurrences of “kept on a short lease” vs. about 16,800 of “kept on a short leash”. Strangely, one example I noticed concerning an unruly dog, said his owner was ordered that he be “kept on a short lease”. See CBC Toronto – York cop shoots rampaging dog . The first example I saw just had “on a short lease”, but a search for that gave entries mostly about renting on a short-term lease.

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