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Grace Elliot
January 26th, 2011, 03:40 PM
Over at Grace Elliot's blog this week’s historical trivia looks at some Victorian sayings that involve cats.
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If a thief talked about a ‘Cat’, the chances are he wasn’t referring to our feline friends but a lady’s muff. Similarly if he mentioned ‘Freeing a cat,’ best hold on tight to your possessions, because he was about to steal something.
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For the full post follow the link:
http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.com/p/historical-slang-term-of-week.html (http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.com/p/historical-slang-term-of-week.html)