Date: Thu, 16 Nov 1995 20:39:54 -0500
From: "William H. Smith" Wh5mith[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM
Subject: Re: gringo
The version I heard of the origin of 'gringo' is Robert Burns' "Green Grow
the dirty version, which Irish-americans in the U.S. Army during the Mexican
to sing. It is certainly the type of song we would have sung during my
military days, had any of us been literate enough to know it.