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definition

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are bears Catholic? expression or saying

Yes

Example

”Would you like another drink?”
”Are bears catholic?”

Origin

Deliberate mashup of two similar rhetorical devices that apply to the same circumstances, of which one is Is the Pope Catholic?

Collected by

Mark – 2000s
Mark Iliff – owner

Notes

The corresponding mashup, which concerns papal bowel movements, is left as an exercise for the reader

Submitted: 25/11/2021 by Mark

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