172. Chrismaths 6

On the sixth day of Christmas my true love sent to me … teeny tiny little boots!

Image credit: ebay.com.au

Of course, most geese don’t wear boots these days, but before mass transportation geese were walked to market in little boots or with tar applied to their feet.

Download the poster here: On the sixth day of Christmas

There is a rather splendid video from 31st Dec 1966 on the BBC archive about walking geese to market:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/chronicle/8619.shtml

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