Mudcat Café message #985841 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #10796   Message #985841
Posted By: Mr Happy
18-Jul-03 - 08:06 AM
Thread Name: Country of origin of these songs please!
Subject: RE: Country of orgin of these songs please!
'and I seem to remember being told that Sally in this context was a corruption of an Irish word for willow.'

Salix is Latin for willow