The Raccoon Lodge Greeting - On the
situation comedy THE HONEYMOONERS/CBS/1955-56, loudmouth bus driver, Ralph Kramden (Jackie Gleason) belonged to a fraternal organization called
Raccoons Ed Norton and Ralph
Their official club greeting was a strange handshake which had
them touch elbows (first right then left), followed by a "Wooooo"
sounding cry as they wiggled the raccoon tail that dangled from the
back of their lodge hat. They ended with the phrase "Brothers under
the Pelt." See also FRATERNAL
ORGANIZATIONS - "The Raccoons"
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