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The Cat’s Mother

“Who is ‘she’? The cat’s mother?” A Davis, California, man remembers his mother’s indignant use of this expression, and he’s curious about the origin. This is part of a complete episode.


tuxedo  n.— «Late for a dinner appointment, she cut through an alley off Belmont Road NW in Adams Morgan and was surprised to see a dozen black-and-white cats—tuxedos, as they are called.» —“Stray but Not Forgotten” by Sue...

hair on it

hair on it  v. phr.— «Others were critical of the offer, however, saying it wasn’t solid. “That $37 million had a lot of hair on it, a lot of paper involved,” another bidder said of it.» —“The Sale That Never Happened—In...

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