get one's goat

Carl W. Thiel 000002029019beff-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Tue Oct 7 05:33:44 UTC 2014

In regard to sports teams having goat mascots, I imagine the 
presence of goats in a stall kept a horse calmer for some reason.

I wonder also if adopting a goat for good luck was society's way 
of "making up" for the biblical bad rap of the poor "scape-goat."

Carl William Thiel
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