And thus you have the origin of the term “Charlie Horse”. What’s unclear, Jack, is if Charlie thinks he’s a horse or is just horsing around. I know — you thought the term referred to a muscle cramp, but in its general application, “Charlie Horse” means anything or anyone not acting the way they’re supposed-to. You’re welcome!

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