August 25: Not much time to write diary on race like this, it's just saw wood all the time or lose.
Its up to them now, and we can only saw wood, and see what happens.
But you can fell and saw wood, and erect cottages that will suffice for present use, and serve as sheds when better times return.
Throughout his long career it has been his plan to "say nothing and saw wood."
Besides pumping and draining, they also saw wood and grind corn.
If they'd only let me go out, I'd saw wood all day, or anything.
I trade horses, and saw wood, and work in lumber-camps—I'm a first-rate swamper.
He had said nothing and he was devoutly hopeful that he would have a chance to saw wood.
If you see him, don't speak to him; but just drive ahead and 'saw wood.'
Get some wood, then, and a buck saw, and saw wood for your own benefit.
toothed cutting tool, Old English sagu, from Proto-Germanic *sago "a cutting tool" (cf. Old English seax "knife," Old Norse sög, Norwegian sag, Danish sav, Swedish såg, Middle Dutch saghe, Dutch zaag, Old High German saga, German Säge "saw"), from PIE root *sek- "to cut" (cf. Latin secare "to cut," Russian sech' "to cut;" see section (n.)).
"proverb, saying, maxim," Old English sagu "saying, discourse, speech, study, tradition, tale," from Proto-Germanic *saga-, *sagon- (cf. Middle Low German, Middle Dutch sage, zage, German Sage "legend, fable, saga, myth, tradition," Old Norse saga "story, tale, saga"), from PIE root *sek(w)- "to say, utter" (see say (v.)).
past tense of see; from Old English plural sawon.
[1940s+; fr the sound of snoring]