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Re: Feel your oats

Posted by TheRecentlyReturnedFallen on September 24, 2003

In Reply to: Feel your oats posted by Sax on September 24, 2003

: Hay, can you please tell me what the meaning and origin of this phrase is. tanks ,sax

I can't be definite at all, but the word "oats" is figuratively and humorously used to refer to sexual relations, as in "sowing one's wild oats" or the (British?) slang "Did you get your oats last night?". Feeling one's oats may therefore mean feeling lustful.