Don't think they were frappin cappucinos back in the day. Some fool went an Shon-gummed it.
Palmagat - The name first appears in a deed of September 18, 1823 that refers to the "Palm Gat lot."
Shawangunk Place-Names, Marc B. Fried. 2005.
As for them phantasmagorical long-tails, well, me an my coonhound are headed down to North Gully this mornin tracking down a sightin or two. Wish'd I was cloakin in a pair of them Puma clambering shoes. These 5.10s stand out like a busted thumb.
Shongum ain't Indian,