News Obits School/Sports Community Opinion Photos
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

It appears I’ve been hoodwinked — an interesting word dating back to the middle 16th century which appears to be related to a phrase about having the wool pulled over one’s eyes. You see, when folks wore long woolen garments with hoods, it was possible to fool another person by pulling that woolen hood down over their eyes and temporarily blinding them — at least until the deceitful deed was done.

This story is only available from the Westside Eagle Observer archives. Stories can be purchased individually for $2.95. Click here to search for this story in the archives.

Opinion, Pages 6 on 02/02/2011

Print Headline: GRIZ BEAR COMMENTS Yes, I was hoodwinked

Sponsor Content

Comments

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT