Originally Posted by CCdrummer
Believe it or not I actually researched the phrase "waltzing Matilda" after hearing the song "and the band played waltzing Matilda". Matilda was the name the drovers gave their packs and to waltz your Matilda meant you travelled all over the place with it.
Check out the song incredibly moving tale about gallipoli
We have a winner and your Pat on the back is on it's way. Yep Matilda was the sack and when they left town to move on they were Waltzing Matilda. Very nice.