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Posted By: AndyG
10-Oct-00 - 04:42 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req/Add: Otago (Graeme Miles)
Subject: RE: Lyric Req; Somewhere in Ottago

That line should have been;
He'd drag his Woodbine and sup his ale

Woodbine - the name of a cheap brand of cigarette became a synonym for "cheap cigarette" by the time of WWI, tho' you don't hear it often nowadays.