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Thread #90153   Message #1706512
Posted By: GUEST,Grab
30-Mar-06 - 08:39 AM
Thread Name: Child-safe Sea Chanties
Subject: RE: Child-safe Sea Chanties
One that I've just learnt, "Let the bullgine run", is child-safe *and* of American origin. Actually originally Irish, then borrowed by black slaves, then by railroad workers, then by sailors (likely via dockers), according to resources on the web.

Graham.