The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #19291 Message #3805233
Posted By: GUEST,Derrick
15-Aug-16 - 11:02 AM
Thread Name: Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould et al
Subject: RE: Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould et al
I think the situation worked both ways,some coarse songs were "cleaned up" to appeal to a polite audience and some polite songs acquired a coarse version.
The Victorians were very prim and proper in the area of sexual relations,covering ankles and the bottoms of table legs etc.to be seen to be correct.