The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #14888   Message #2879631
Posted By: Bounty Hound
04-Apr-10 - 06:50 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Meaning of John Barleycorn
Subject: RE: Meaning of John Barleycorn
Goodness me, we are getting complicated! The song simply runs throught the process of sewing, growing and harvesting the grain, and then the process of turning it into beer! Some versions leave it at that, and some have a warning as to the effect of over indulgence.