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Thread #168654   Message #4075271
Posted By: leeneia
12-Oct-20 - 01:16 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Pontypridd Collier in search of his wife
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Pontypridd Collier in search of his wife
I think he was supposed to mark things along his way with chalk so he could find his way back when he turned around. But not being too bright, he marked the sole of his shoe, instead.

One is reminded of Hansel and Gretel dropping breadcrumbs and What's-his-name unwinding string behind him in the maze of the Minotaur.