If you read the responses, you will see an anon appear out of nowhere to try to correct the OP and tell her that "catty" is not a word, that it is "caddy", which is a masculine term. A couple of other posters argue that catty is a real word and one provides a link to the word listed at Dictionary.com. Apparently, being listed in the dictionary is not sufficient proof for some people, as another one or two posters continues to insist on the whole cad thing.
So, cafemom linguists and wordsmiths, who do you think is right? Is "catty" itself a word, unrelated to the old English "cad"? Is being listed on Dictionary. com proper evidence?
This is kind of for fun, people, so let's be cool, K?
Asked by Anonymous at 5:37 AM on Jan. 21, 2011 in About CafeMom
Answer by layh41407 at 6:35 AM on Jan. 21, 2011
Answer by elizabr at 6:12 AM on Jan. 21, 2011
Answer by Julia0331 at 6:08 AM on Jan. 21, 2011
Answer by layh41407 at 6:20 AM on Jan. 21, 2011
Answer by Bethsunshine at 2:50 PM on Jan. 21, 2011
Being listed in a dictionary is proof enough for me. Some people just can't let go of feeling they are the only ones who know something and they can not be wrong if they have not heard of the word!
Answer by elizabr at 6:42 AM on Jan. 21, 2011
Answer by sweetpotato418 at 9:43 AM on Jan. 21, 2011
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