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Snakes Gould wrote:perlick29 wrote:Maybe, I'm being a dunce but why is it that every time the Phillies hit a home run, an ESPN person yells out Fill thine horn with oil and go. I don't know what it means, and I'm not crazy about it either. Help?
i dont think it has anything to do with the phillies. i thought it was just a catch phrase by steve berthaune.
Amazinz wrote:It is just for the Phillies (or at least was) and has been that way for quite some time. I always assumed that Van Pelt was a Phillies fan and that was his thing. But what does it have to do with Philadelphia??? Well I don't really know but I have a guess:
Everyone knows about Philadelphia's long and painful sport's history. Samuel is grieving over a past that has no future (Saul). And the Lord say fill thine horn and go (to anoint the new king). In other words, the meaning of this passage is that you must forget the past and move forward to enjoy life. Just a guess.
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