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Re: The Cat's Ass - A guess

Posted by Bookworm on February 24, 2003

In Reply to: The Cat's Ass posted by Bec on February 22, 2003

: Hi there! Can anyone tell me just what is so darned great about
: "the cat's ass"? Where does this come from? Thanks,

: Bec

This phrase is a vulgar form of phrases heard in 1920s America. Namely, the cat's meow, the bee's knees, etc. A link to the archived discussion is given below.