What is the phrase "She took the Katy and left me the mule." ?
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_KatyAnd herehttp://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/46/messages/838.html
She took the train and left me the mule.