The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #149445   Message #3476784
Posted By: Steve Gardham
07-Feb-13 - 11:16 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Windy Old Weather
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Windy Old Weather
Up jumped the mackerel with stripes on his back,
He cried out, ole skipper, come square yer main tack.

Up jumps the sprat the smallest of all
Cries out, me boys, let yer reef tackle fall.

That's a lotta people dancing in that conga! Sorry, couldn't resist it.

There's a 19thc broadside called 'The Fishes'