Mudcat Café message #2698423 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #39798   Message #2698423
Posted By: Tug the Cox
12-Aug-09 - 06:56 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: One Eyed Cormorant (Pete McNab)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: One Eyed Cormorant (Pete McNab)
The pun is in the first line
'I'm a one eyed cormorant looking for a shag'

   a shag is both a name for a member of the cormorant family and a british slang term for sexual intercourse. The song ends with the line....she was my first shag... normally a memorable occasion.