try and?

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Apr 18 19:43:38 UTC 2003

>...and we dass'n't forget "He hauled off and..."        Does anyone have a
>notion of what could originally have been hauled off? Or has this always
>been intransitive?
Not sure what the first haulee-off was, but my favorite has to be the
Wayne Raney song (as sung most memorably by Rose Maddox), "Why Don't
You Haul Off and Love Me?" (on one of my classic Maddox Brothers and
Rose albums).  Then there's the more recent "Haul Off and Kiss Me"
(the Shangri-Las?).


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