Mudcat Café message #539890 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #25358   Message #539890
Posted By: Gareth
01-Sep-01 - 07:34 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Subject: RE: Origins of: History of Go Tell Aunt Rhody
A Question - Just what is the Origin though.

Stones tossed into the pool to disturbe the Mudcatters

1/. Any connection with the Wild Geese ? (Irish mercenaries/religious outcasts)

2/. The Goose feather, synonim for the Arrow from the Welsh Long Bow
"And we will eat of the old Grey Goose