Posted by Bob on May 07, 2006
In Reply to: The cat's meow posted by ESC on May 07, 2006
: : Could you please tell me how "the cat's meow" derived - also "pulling my leg"?
: Cat's meow: wordplay in the 1920s. See http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/6/messages/789.html
"Pulling my leg" is also covered well in the archives. Please go back one page, type the phrase into the Google Search box, and you'll be able to find numerous previous discussions.