Famous Sayings: #84 — ‘Cat Got Your Tongue?’

October 21, 2017

Why aren’t you saying anything? What, has the cat got your tongue?

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This cat might not have your tongue, but he has your attention. Image by Bonbon via Flickr. Some rights reserved.

Sorry for the lateness, but here is this week’s famous saying. It’s something familiar to me and I believe it was something one of my father’s friends said to me when I was a child.

Whenever I would go somewhere new, I tended to be quiet. It would take my a while to talk to new people and even then, they’d have to tell me to speak up. I was so shy, that I would check to see if any other kids (likely me sister) wanted a snack, too, if the adults asked if wanted some.

With that said, I guess it’s pretty obvious what the meaning is.

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Famous Sayings: #80 — ‘Let the Cat out of the Bag’

September 23, 2017

Who let the cat out of the bag?

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You let the cat out of the bag. Image by Marco Varisco via Flickr. Some rights reserved.

This post is a little late, too (based on the ongoing problems with my computer), but here it is. This was still a fun phrase to look up, based on the readily available information.

That aside, let’s get into the meaning.

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