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Posted by Kitty on March 28, 2003

In Reply to: Phrase posted by Bruce Kahl on March 28, 2003

: : When I was young my mother used to say to me when I would ask her why ? "Cats for to make kittens britches"
: : any one know or have ever heard this expression before..

: : lulu

: I have heard it but as this way:
: "Cats fur to make kittens britches"

: I always thought it was just a bunch of nonsense my mother's nutty friend used to say among other weirdnesses.

This seems like it would make a little more sense as an answer to a sloppy "What fer?" as opposed to "Why?"...