The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #17760   Message #172795
Posted By: GeorgeH
03-Feb-00 - 09:23 AM
Thread Name: Origins/Meaning: Follow the Drinking Gourd
Subject: RE: Help: Follow the Drinking Gourd meanings
Am I being more than usually stupid here?? I can't for the life of me figure what's meant by:

"However the Weavers' employment of a nom de plume had a significance considerably beyond its use as a publishing device."

in Toledo Frank's post . . Can someone explain, please?