la de da.

what ever did he say to the goose?

The question is not what he said to the goose, but why he would speak to a goose of all beings.

This was not a goose of all beings, but of feathered beings only.

So? Why should I speak to a bag of feathers?

So that your thoughts may take off.

I am off all right.

If you want to run one half of a two ringed circus, that will be ok.

I think he meant one ring of a two ringed circus.