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Re: The goose that stood up

Posted by Baceseras on February 12, 2008 at 17:14:

In Reply to: The goose that stood up posted by Pat on February 12, 2008 at 16:03:

: Does anyone know the meaning, history, significance of the "goose that stood up to set"?

I've never heard it, but a "setting" goose is a goose laying an egg --- and standing up is a hazardous way of going about it, not to mention pointless.