The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #16016 Message #1037184
Posted By: Amos
16-Oct-03 - 10:11 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Tarpaulin Jacket
Subject: RE: Wrap me up in my tarpaulin jacket????
The version first posted by Martin Ryan sounds like an alteration (not for the better) of the version recorded by Burl Ives, which includes the phrase "here lies a poor duffer below". I have never heard of an individual being called a buffer.