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Thread #123229   Message #2710853
Posted By: GUEST,Lotusland
28-Aug-09 - 02:21 PM
Thread Name: Meaning: I'll dye my petticoat
Subject: I'll dye my petticoat
In "Johnny's Gone for a Soldier," the singer says,
What is the significance of dying her petticoat red? Is it to commemorate the fallen soldiers or is she supplementing her begging with prostitution?