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cat's pyjamas - Wiktionary

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In the 1920s the word "cat" was used as a term to describe the unconventional flappers from the jazz era. This was combined with the ...

Cat's pajamas « The Word Detective

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Jul 31, 2007 ... Dear Word Detective: What is the derivation of the phrase "cat's pajamas" ... ( although an antecedent meaning of “young prostitute” was current ...

What's So Special About the Cat's Pajamas? | Mental Floss

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Jan 6, 2012 ... filed under: Big Questions, etymology, Words ... A number of these phrases — the cat's pajamas, the cat's meow, the sardine's whiskers, the ...

Cat's pajamas, bee's knees and dog's bollocks « Etymology ...

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Jun 25, 2013 ... You're the cat's whiskers!” one of my colleagues said to me recently. And I realized I didn't know exactly what he meant — and it wasn't an ...

The Grammarphobia Blog: The cat's pajamas

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Mar 31, 2011 ... The origin of "the cat's pajamas," "the cat's meow," "the cat's whiskers," ... Grammar, etymology, usage, and more, brought to you by Patricia T.

etymology - Where does the phrase "the bee's knees" originate from ...

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Nov 2, 2011 ... Where does the phrase “the bee's knees” originate from? ... I also can't find anything about "the cat's pyjamas" / "the cat's pajamas". I thought we ...

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"The cat's meow" is obviously the same as 'the cat's whiskers' in its meaning. 'He thinks ... But where did the phrase originate? Submitted by ...

The Cat's Pajamas - Daily Writing Tips

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May 11, 2009 ... It also gave us a non-anatomical cat expression the cat's pajamas, ... According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, catsup (earlier catchup).

CatStuff: Cat-Related Idioms / Phrases and their Origin - XMission

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The term "cat's pajamas" comes from E.B. Katz, an English tailor of the late ... The phrase has its origins in an old folk tale in which a clever monkey tricks a cat ...

The Cat's Pajamas? 7 Purrfect Idioms by Dictionary.com

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This phrase means "to rain very heavily," but why cats and dogs? Despite the fact that these two animals generally prefer to keep their distance from one another ...

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The Cat's Pajamas, The Cat's Meow | Disappearing Idioms

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Jun 10, 2013 ... Because they sound dated, “the cat's pajamas” and “the cat's meow” are ... They still convey the meaning of zingy special-ness that the phrases ...

Urban Dictionary: Cats pajamas

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This term has been recently popularized by the movie 'The School of Rock'. Synonym: bees-knees. "Martin sure knows how to dance, he's the cats pajamas,  ...

What does the expression 'the cat's pajamas' mean? What's its origin ...

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Nov 4, 2015 ... From Wiktionary: A slang phrase coined by Thomas A. Dorgan. The phrase became ... Sign In. Pajamas · Phrase Origins · Etymology · Phrases.