Date: Thu, 30 Mar 1995 17:05:21 -0500 From: "Holland, Alecia" Subject: Re: ADS-L Digest - 28 Mar 1995 Saw this on Bubba-L and thought y'all might know what to make of it. aholland.irss[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] ... a book that I'm sure you know: Johnny Reb by Bell Irwin Wiley. In the chapter about how Confederate soldiers entertained themselves, he mentions the standing joke of soldiers shouting "here's your mule." I know this line from the song "Goober Peas." (When the farmer passes, the soldiers have a rule; to cry out at their loudest, "Mr., here's your mule.") What does the phrase mean? Mr. Wiley doesn't explain it, which makes me wonder if it is impolite