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Thread #19247   Message #195629
Posted By: GUEST,Petr
15-Mar-00 - 04:25 PM
Thread Name: Pop Goes the Weasel - Meaning?
Subject: RE: Help: Pop Goes the Weasel - Meaning?
The version I heard is that the weasel is an awl. City Road is a thoroughfare in London Eagle is a pub And pop is to pawn. At any rate it is a cautionary song, about drinking too much, getting into debt and having to pawn ones tools thereby losing any means to support oneself. Petr.