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Beyond the pale

Posted by Barry monaghan on August 11, 2004

I have yet to see the correct origen of this saying
'beyond the fence' is a good answer, but it fails to explain the 'origen' I believe I know the correct answer to this and will award a prize of 25 dollars
to the first person to email me the correct answer
or more precisely the answer I believe is the correct answer, a not so helpful clue might be the french word 'Gouche'

See also: the meaning and origin of 'Beyond the pale'.