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    catch phrase and pet phrase?

    What are the differences between catch phrase and pet phrase?

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    Re: catch phrase and pet phrase?

    * Not a teacher

    This should clear you up:

    http://answers.yahoo.com/question/in...8022435AAKFGsM

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    Re: catch phrase and pet phrase?

    My pet phrase in this site seems to be, "Context is important" . Nobody would call that a catch phrase.

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    Re: catch phrase and pet phrase?

    A catchphrase is a slogan, or a saying, or a quotation, even a motto. It is a phrase in wide or popular use, especially one serving as a slogan for a group or movement.
    "Ban the Bomb" was a popular catchphrase in the 1960's anti-nuclear movement.

    A pet phrase is a phrase that an individual uses repetitively.

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