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Thread #34323   Message #463338
Posted By: Metchosin
15-May-01 - 11:16 PM
Thread Name: The origin of Sea Chanteys
Subject: RE: The origin of Sea Chanteys
Don't think this was mentioned on this thread before but the word Shanty is derived from the Irish words "sean" and "tigh" meaning "old house".