The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #74823   Message #1313743
Posted By: Joe_F
01-Nov-04 - 09:19 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Three Score and Ten
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Three Score and ten?
"Masts and spars and broken spars" -- that line always makes me catch my breath, because of what it does not mention. When I said that to Don Duncan at one of his sings, he told me that the fishermen's wives each knitted special designs into their husbands' sweaters, which might identify them.