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 Muffins and Crumpets.Mufti. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Muffled Cats catch no Mice.
 
(In Italian, “Catta guantata non piglia sorice.”) Said of those who work in gloves for fear of soiling their fingers.   1
 


 Muffins and Crumpets.Mufti. 

 
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