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reesetee commented on the word hoot-amaganzy
It would be hilarious if they were connected--I didn't find any relationship, but maybe someone else....?
December 10, 2007
chained_bear commented on the word hoot-amaganzy
I assumed sionnach was joking, until I read your comment and realized... gee... maybe he's onto something there!
December 9, 2007
Sionnach, if you're serious--I doubt it does. I think it's just a corruption of the bird's actual name.
But maybe you're not serious. Hard to tell with a hootenanny going on here.
sionnach commented on the word hoot-amaganzy
Does this have anything to do with houghmagandy?
December 8, 2007
bilby commented on the word hoot-amaganzy
A very Scottish tradition. But hard to get the timing right as summer only lasts 2 days.
No, no, this is a big outdoor party, thrown during the summertime but using Christmas lights as illumination, at which all the women wear flowing white summer dresses and the men drink poteen.
Ohio nickname for the Hooded Merganser. See also zin-zin.
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