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Rifling through poster-sized maps studded with runes in public places was like catnip to bullies, of course.
That combination is catnip for scientists, eclipse aficionados and the merely curious.
Is someone sneaking catnip into our chrysanthemum tea?
Ruby soon learned the joys of catnip and mouse toys, and entertained herself with them for hours at a time.
But beyond being cable news and late night catnip, this is yet another sign that American politics—and the American presidency—is now sinking under the weight of its own absurdity.
And Comey's criticism of the way that former attorney general Loretta Lynch handled the Clinton email saga gave Republicans an opening to blast the Obama administration, catnip for conservative talk and television outlets.
And the rest is modern political histoy and cable news catnip.
Nature may abhor a vacuum, but holes in the timeline offer catnip to authors of historical fiction.
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Definition of catnip for English Language Learners
: a type of mint that has a strong smell which is attractive to cats
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