In this standup comedy(around 10:39 in the link):
He said: "Not all horses are Trojan horses".
What does it mean here? I know what Trojan horse is literally but doesn't see why horse is brought up here.
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So it turns out, not all horses are Trojan horses.
I know that now.
That was a messy afternoon.
The joke here is that someone gave him a horse, which he assumed was a Trojan horse, so he cut it open to get at the soldiers hiding inside. But it turned out to be a real horse, and he had killed it and made a mess.