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Calling All Cat's-Eyes


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For some reason I wanna say Heaton on this one, but I can't remember why. Maybe it's Bogard instead. It has at least three shades of orange-y-ness. Four vanes. A lot of transparency/translucence.

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There have been several posts here which are making

me feel that I have no idea what a cat's eye really is.

Some of them have absolutely no resemblance to a feline's eye.

For me personally they've always been the 'definition' of marble that I pictured in

my mind before I knew anything about other marbles and the great variety available.

Also, I have some sort of gut instinct which makes me want to refer to this type of

marble as a 'cat eye', without the apostrophe and 's'.

No idea if there are marble people out there who agree with me on this point.

I could just be making this up because of my recognition that Americans seem

to enjoy adding 'esses' to words wherever they can.

There's no such thing as "Miller's Beer".

But many people call it that, so it's generally accepted.

Does this have any connection with determining the perfectly correct name for this type of marble?

I don't have a clue! :lol:

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For some reason I wanna say Heaton on this one, but I can't remember why. Maybe it's Bogard instead. It has at least three shades of orange-y-ness. Four vanes. A lot of transparency/translucence.

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bogard's kitties had a bunch of bubbles...... bill

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There have been several posts here which are making

me feel that I have no idea what a cat's eye really is.

Some of them have absolutely no resemblance to a feline's eye.

For me personally they've always been the 'definition' of marble that I pictured in

my mind before I knew anything about other marbles and the great variety available.

Also, I have some sort of gut instinct which makes me want to refer to this type of

marble as a 'cat eye', without the apostrophe and 's'.

No idea if there are marble people out there who agree with me on this point.

I could just be making this up because of my recognition that Americans seem

to enjoy adding 'esses' to words wherever they can.

There's no such thing as "Miller's Beer".

But many people call it that, so it's generally accepted.

Does this have any connection with determining the perfectly correct name for this type of marble?

I don't have a clue! :lol:

Maybe I understand. Maybe I don't.

Might have seen the name both ways on bags.

Don't know the story behind why they got the name to begin with.

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Bob,I got your point,we have 2 names for the cat's eyes.

Katten oog and mexie.

Katten oog means cats eye,kat(ten)=cat(s),oog=eye.

So here we use the plural for this marble type aswell.

They're my fav- type to take pic- of.

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