The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #22704   Message #3783722
Posted By: Thompson
06-Apr-16 - 08:44 AM
Thread Name: Groves of Boho
Subject: RE: Groves of Boho
Sillies might… possibly… be sallies, since they're associated with groves and streams - willows, sáile in Irish, cognate with salicylic. In a Northern Irish accent, silly would sound like sally.