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Thread #13312 Message #4033532
Posted By: GUEST,Daniel Kelly
11-Feb-20 - 04:55 AM
Thread Name: euphemistic for sex? folk songs?
Subject: RE: euphemistic for sex? folk songs?
Some shanty singers explained to me what a ‘rove’ is. Which completely changed the meaning of a bunch of Irish songs about roving.