Mudcat Café message #2877537 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #13144   Message #2877537
Posted By: An Buachaill Caol Dubh
01-Apr-10 - 02:21 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Sally Gardens
Subject: RE: Origin: Sally Gardens
Thanks for those!   With regard to "manky", I wonder does it come from French, "manquer", since this would accord with the sense of "insufficient" &c.?

But what of the Sally Gardens?