Mudcat Café message #304985 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #25627   Message #304985
Posted By: Sean Belt
25-Sep-00 - 10:26 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Soldier's Joy
Subject: RE: Origins of 'Soldier's Joy'?
The references to morphine are a surprise to me. I'd heard that the Joy referred to in the title was the soldier's pay day or his wage packet.

Of course, then he could use that to buy morphine I guess, so we're back to it, eh? ;-)

- Sean