The origin of the term “By Jingo!” – Daily Colonist (Victoria, BC) 1863
A Franklyn’s dogge leped over a style,
and hys name was littel Byngo;
B with a Y – Y with an N –
N with a G – G with an O –
They called him littel Byngo
Thys Franklyn, Syrs, he brewed goode ale,
and he called it rare goode styngo.
S, T, Y, N, G, O
Now is notte thys a pretty song?
I think it is, bye Jyngo!
J wythe a Y, N, G, O
I swear it is by Jyngo!