The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #71418   Message #1221728
Posted By: Leadfingers
08-Jul-04 - 06:31 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Midnight Mail (Jez Lowe)
Subject: RE: Origins: The Midnight Mail by Jez Lowe
The Midnight Mail referred to in the song is the old time outside toilet cleansing operation . From the days before flush toilets , the effluent was taken away over night and disposed of elsewhere . Not the
work that your average university graduate would be too keen to be offered .