How did Horse Racing Lead To "Gets My Goat" ?

HacksandWhacksPublished: January 12, 2015Updated: February 29, 20163 views
Published: January 12, 2015Updated: February 29, 2016

Have you ever heard of a famous everyday phrase, but never knew what it really means or where it came from? Well, now you can be the smartest student in class -- grab your notebook and a seat, it's time to learn some awesome trivia on "Famous Phrases!"

HooplaHa's hysterical new hit web series "Famous Phrases" brings you to the front row of the classroom to meet Professor Good N' Well, an expert on everything words! He'll take you through history as we find out the origins of words and phrases we hear and use every day. In this week's episode, Professor Good N' Well sits in his living room reading one of his favorite books about American baseball. However, he gets frustrated when he's unable to read the fine print with his magnifying glass. Aggravated by this, he exclaims that the book seems to be "getting his goat!" Looking for answers on the origin of this phrase, Professor Good N' Well asks his faithful students on the street where they think it came from.

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