The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #57703   Message #908904
Posted By: Steve Parkes
13-Mar-03 - 06:04 AM
Thread Name: Heart of Oak
Subject: RE: Heart of Oak
Well, it was written in 1759 for a pantomime. It may not have been such a "girly" expression back then (if it was original), and I don't suppose the panto would have been the "oh yes it is!"--"oh no it isn't!" style we're familiar with.