am 7.1.2003 04:54 Uhr schrieb Carrol Cox unter [log in to unmask]:

> ^In German a play on words: fur die Katz denotes something utterly
> useless or wasted effort.

Nice Engels quote,
dear Carrol!

You are right about the German use of Cat:

"For the birds" is, in  German, "für die Katze".

Another cat lover:


"A cat is an independent states with a tail."
--Oscar Wilde