Gerrymandering is related to a curvy salamander, and the words Gerry or Jury as in Jury rigged. And when the Germans were hated, in WWI and WWII, calling someone a gerry was a put-down. A gerry-rigged building would be one that could be expected to fall down soon. Language is endlessly fascinating.
It is the reason some kids think the Star Spangled Banner is inquiring as to whether Jose can see. Gayle will, no doubt, find many other entertaining ideas.