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Re: They have seen the elephants...

Posted by ESC on May 04, 2007

In Reply to: They have seen the elephants... posted by Joey Messina on May 04, 2007

: There is supposed to be a New England saying, "they have seen the elephants & seen the hooty owl." Can't find the meaning of it. Can you help?

Maybe it relates to "I've been to the circus and seen the elephant." Meaning worldly, been around. I have no explanation for the hooty owls.