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What is the phrase "She took the Katy and left me the mule." ?

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Hi Flappygal! Katy is for the Kansas-Texas railroad (K&T).
Mule is a metaphor for slower transportation.
You can read about the blues liyrics here.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/She_Caught_the_Katy
And here
http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/46/messages/838.html

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Tank u
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There is something about a woman
who quotes blues lyrics.. :)
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Haha
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Hey flappygal when did you first hear this phrase? is it local to your area?
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Happy, If I wasn't already following yoiu I think I'd have to start after that one.
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I heard it in Alabama and yes it is where I live
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Congrats blades and OzMan! Hall of Fame got two good ones there! :)
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You mean I haven't been banned yet?
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She took the train and left me the mule.

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Go Razorbacks!! :D
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