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Re: O' Carolyn Skull ???

Posted by Lewis the White Knight on February 07, 2005

In Reply to: O' Carolyn Skull ??? posted by Cindy on February 07, 2005

: I have an English assignment to learn the definition and origin of this word/phrase. I cannot find ANY reference to it or any thing like it on the WWW, or in any encyclopedia or dictionary, etymology or otherwise. I've tried different spellings : O. Carolyn Skull,
: O'Carolyn Skull, O' Carolyn's Skull, etc... I have even looked in Gaelic dictionaries.

: Has anyone out there heard of this? If so, where can I find the definition and origin of it? Thank you so much in advance,
: Cindy

I suspected that your spelling was wrong and I knew of a drink called Carolans, so I googled skull + carolans and found the following page which I think you will find useful.

http://www.folkworld.de/20/e/toms.html

A great academic may not know everything, but they know where to look...

L