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Thread #115448   Message #2599336
Posted By: GUEST,elphaba_lives
28-Mar-09 - 01:56 PM
Thread Name: Old Man (K. Rusby) - bits I don't get
Subject: RE: Old Man (K. Rusby) - bits I don't get
"If his wife didnt do a days work in her life
She'll no be ruled by he"

Well its simple really- put it in context with the rest of the song.
The old man says that he does more work than her. She in return says "alright then, you stay at home in my place and see how hard it is."
As the song goes on, he finds that it is very hard, and what he is basically saying in that quote is "Even if my wife didnt do another day's work ever, I would not criticise her or tell her what to do."
Hope that helps!