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    What exactly does "mog" refer to in the following, a cat?

    I am reminded of a very funny line in the movie Space Balls, "I'm a mog: half man, half dog. I'm my own best friend!"

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    Re: mog

    Quote Originally Posted by unpakwon View Post
    What exactly does "mog" refer to in the following, a cat?

    I am reminded of a very funny line in the movie Space Balls, "I'm a mog: half man, half dog. I'm my own best friend!"

    Thank you.
    man + dog = m(=man)og(=dog)

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    Re: mog

    Quote Originally Posted by bis0317 View Post
    man + dog = m(=man)og(=dog)
    Yes, in that line.

    However, in BrE, a moggy/mog is a cat: Definition of moggy | Collins English Dictionary
    Last edited by Tdol; 05-Feb-2012 at 15:58. Reason: Changing moogy -> moggy

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    Re: mog

    Quote Originally Posted by bis0317 View Post
    man + dog = m(=man)og(=dog)
    The joke depends on the audience's knowledge of the saying 'A dog is a man's best friend.'

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    Re: mog

    Many thanks.

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