Posted by Holly on June 08, 1998 at 17:01:12:
In response to Well,....., written by Caroline on June 04, 1998 at 07:44:15
Polecat is different things in U.S. and Europe. In Europe it is a ferret variety that was known for its preying on poultry--thus "polecat". But it is also an Appalachain (SP?) term for skunk. The "pole" part this time a reference to the stripes.
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