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Thread #50640   Message #3879917
Posted By: GUEST
02-Oct-17 - 09:22 PM
Thread Name: Wild Boar: History, Lyrics & Discussion-Child #18
Subject: RE: Wild Boar: History, Lyrics & Discussion
Many versions have the line:

"Old Bangum drew his wooden knife"

Why a wooden knife, wouldn't a steel knife be better? Is this some misheard lyric, and if so, what?

Thanks

Geoff