|1.||Skin the Rabbit|
An idiom meaning "to stop talking about something unrelated and to go back to the original topic."
Entomology: Evolved from the phrase chasing rabbits or following the bunny trails which mean to go off topic in a discussion.
Bob: so I think universal moral law is dependent upon the existence of a universal law giver.
Jim: Speaking of law giver, have you seen that new western on HBO?
Bob: oh yeah, it was pretty good.
Jim: the acting quality surprised me.
Bob: yes it was very nice. Now lets skin the rabbit and get back to the topic at hand.