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This saying comes from this nautical fact:
In the Royal Navy the punishment prescribed for most serious crimes was flogging. This was administered by the Bosun's Mate using a whip called a cat o' nine tails. The "cat" was kept in a leather bag or baize bag. It was considered bad news indeed if the Bosun’s Mate was seen reaching for the bag.

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You're almost there profish00. But not quite. See if you can adjust your answer before someone beats you to is!
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Don't let the cat outta the bag.....hehhehehehhe
 
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