nine ferrets in a bottle

Paul Andinach pandinac at
Thu Sep 23 22:45:21 EDT 2004

On Thu, 23 Sep 2004, Otter Perry wrote:

> On Thursday, September 23, 2004, at 07:59 AM, Paul Andinach wrote:

> > Not unless what you mean by 'Greensleeves' is quite different from
> > what I mean by 'Greensleeves'. (Or you go twice through the verse
> > without going to the refrain, I suppose.)
> Well, you start out with the part that goes to the words "Alas my
> love you do me wrong".

With you so far...

> "But what these unobservant birds" goes to the part that goes
> "Greensleeves was all my joy".  Etc.

No it doesn't - that's precisely what I was complaining about.

"Hold fast to the one noble thing."

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