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  1. Timesplitter
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    Kettle of Fish

    Anyone know where this comes from, me and some friends were talking the other night and couldnt work out where "Thats a different kettle of fish" came from.

    Anybody help?

    Incidently a little bonus for anyone with a mobile on orange - I found out today that if you text 241 to FILM you get a free ticket to be used with a purchased one. Me and my girlfriend are going to the cinema tonight :> Enjoy....

  2. Natalie27
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    Re: Kettle of Fish

    Quote Originally Posted by Timesplitter
    Anyone know where this comes from, me and some friends were talking the other night and couldnt work out where "Thats a different kettle of fish" came from.

    Anybody help?

    Incidently a little bonus for anyone with a mobile on orange - I found out today that if you text 241 to FILM you get a free ticket to be used with a purchased one. Me and my girlfriend are going to the cinema tonight :> Enjoy....
    I have tried to find an answer for you but I found out there is no clear, cut and dried explanation. There are a few theories regarding the origins of that particular phrase. First, have a look at:

    http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-ket1.htm

    Also, a different explanation is given at:
    http://www.wordwizard.com/clubhouse/...1.asp?Num=6089

    Hope that explains things somewhat for you.

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