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Re: In the box seat

Posted by Gary Martin on May 11, 2007

In Reply to: In the box seat posted by Colin Benson on May 11, 2007

: I've seen the explanation of "in the catbird seat", an American phrase, but no mention of the origins of the Uk's "in the box seat". Can anyone enlighten me on this old English phrase?

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