Talk:cat that ate the canary

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This is wrong. If it's always used as a simile ("like the cat..."), as the quotes suggest, then it is wrong to define this cat phrase as being a person. It refers to a hypothetical cat. Equinox 19:07, 20 August 2010 (UTC)

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The phrase should be categorized as an {adjective} instead of a {NOUN} as it is a decriptive of a type of personality or person.

That would make it a predicate perhaps, but nouns can also be predicates. It is certainly a noun, whatever else it may also be. For example, it forms a plural and commonly appears as the object of the preposition like and less commonly after other prepositions. DCDuring TALK 17:25, 14 January 2012 (UTC)