Mudcat Café message #327119 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #14070   Message #327119
Posted By: GUEST,Vince
25-Oct-00 - 02:14 PM
Thread Name: Help: houlihan? - Old Paint
Subject: RE: Help: houlihan?
In 1942, at Camp Barkeley Tx,old regular army Sgt, former West Tx cowhand, told me that the correct words (the raat words)were"thraw the Hula Hand"..referred to throwing the twirling loop of the lasso . Old cow-hand slang was just as complex as Cockney slang is today