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Re: Screwed like a house cat (revisited)

Posted by Brian fro Shawnee on April 11, 2010 at 02:32

In Reply to: Re: Screwed like a house cat (revisited) posted by David FG on April 09, 2010 at 17:03:

: : In January 2009 someone asked where the phrase "screwed like a house cat" came from. All of the repsonses concerned actual house cats (Felis catus). Now, "cathouse" is a slang term for a brothel, so I got to thinking that if it's a cathouse, the employees could be called "house cats" and their professional duty is getting screwed quickly and often.

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: They could. But is there any evidence that they ever have been?

: DFG

Um, well no. Not that I've yet seen anyway.