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Thread #126347 Message #2807046
Posted By: Lighter
08-Jan-10 - 06:36 PM
Thread Name: From SF to Sydney - 1853 Shanties Sung?
Subject: RE: From SF to Sydney - 1853 Shanties Sung?
That crew could have come from anywhere in the English-speaking world, though "Coffin" is a stereotypical New England name.
As it is in "Moby Dick."