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Thread #69121   Message #1173778
Posted By: LadyJean
29-Apr-04 - 12:59 AM
Thread Name: Martin Said to His Man
Subject: RE: Martin said to his man
The traditional version says "I saw a snail drive a nail from Penzance up to Hale" I was delighted to discover, when we were in Cornwall, that Hale is the next town on the line after Penzance. Though I didn't see any snails driving nails.

I heard a speech from a Bush fie man fie
I heard a speech from a Bush, who's the fool now.
I heard a speech from a Bush. Every word made me blush.
Thou hast well drunken man, who's the fool now.