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Thread #140533   Message #3931613
Posted By: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
18-Jun-18 - 06:34 AM
Thread Name: New evidence for 'shanty' origins?
Subject: RE: New evidence for 'shanty' origins?
Basque–Icelandic creole was the lingua franca of the whalers that (re)settled Terra Nova after the Norse who were known to take an Irish thrall on a scenic cruise now and again their own selves.

It's all Greek to me.