Well This Really “Gets My Goat”


‘Has anything ‘got your goat’ lately?’

The Chicago Files

Are you familiar with the old saying, “Got your goat?”  According to “dictionary.com” this is the origin of the phrase:

To make someone annoyed or angry:  “Gavin may seem unflappable, but I know a way to get his goat.”  This expression comes from a tradition in horse racing.  Thought to have a calming effect on high-strung thoroughbreds, a goat was placed in the horse’s stall on the night before the race.  Unscrupulous opponents would then steal the goat in an effort to upset the horse and cause it to lose the race.

This little one certainly got my goat!  I tried and tried to get him to look at me so I could snap a nice little picture of him.  He was having none of it.  I encountered the cute but glutted goat whilst strolling around a Farmers’ Market during my recent trip to L.A.  Smiling, waving, ooohhing and ahhhhing…

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About Dr. Rex

I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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