faster than a cat lapping chain lightning

faster than a cat lapping chain lightning

Extremely fast. That car took off out of here faster than a cat lapping chain lightning—no wonder the cops stopped him.
See also: cat, chain, faster, lap, lightning
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faster than a cat lapping chain lightning

Another old Southern expression, this one meaning very fast indeed.
See also: cat, chain, faster, lap, lightning
Endangered Phrases by Steven D. Price Copyright © 2011 by Steven D. Price
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