Thought for APRIL:

CHARLEY-horse: In Ladie's Home Journal (Vol. LXX No. 12), it is asserted that this term for muscular stiffness came about thus --- In the 1890s, a horse named Charley which drew a roller in the White Sox ball park in Chicago had a peculiar limp. Hence, the fans applied the name "Charley-horse to any player afflicted with muscular lameness or stifness. C. E. Funk 1983, Heavens to Betsy! & Other Curious Sayings.

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