Rootin' Tootin' Shootin'

Bapopik at AOL.COM Bapopik at AOL.COM
Tue Aug 7 13:13:42 UTC 2001

   Where does this come from?  Yosemite Sam used it later, about 1945.
   From THIS WEEK magazine, NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE, 14 April 1940, pg. 7, col. 2:

   I WASN'T around when that other Gas House Gang was rip-roaring through the National League, but I hear tell they were rootin', tootin', shootin' sons-a-guns.

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