The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #152346   Message #3562672
Posted By: MGM·Lion
30-Sep-13 - 01:35 AM
Thread Name: 'Obscenity' in Chanties/Shanties
Subject: RE: 'Obscenity' in Chanties/Shanties
Extremely cogent and interesting indeed. I am exercised as to the reason why, as you maintain a couple of times (eg 'repertoire more at home at the pumps and capstan, rather than the halyards and windlass') some tasks attracted more of what Bert Lloyd used to call the 'disobliging' sort of content than others?