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Thread #14888   Message #2948970
Posted By: GUEST,PlayingWithTraffic
21-Jul-10 - 09:10 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Meaning of John Barleycorn
Subject: RE: Meaning of John Barleycorn
I'm surprised that none have commented that, in fact, barley is not only used for beer but is malted to make some of the finest scotch whiskey. Certainly the Burns poem refers to that over beer.