The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #81449 Message #3899670
Posted By: kendall
14-Jan-18 - 06:57 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Aloha 'oe / Farewell to thee
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Aloha 'oe / Farewell to thee
My Hawaiian shipmates referred to we Yankees as "Howlies" because of our habit of speaking in a loud tone of voice. I loved their music.
Thanks to all for digging up this lovely piece of history.