Mudcat Café message #3186561 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #138735   Message #3186561
Posted By: theleveller
13-Jul-11 - 06:00 AM
Thread Name: Do purists really exist?
Subject: RE: Do purists really exist?
"Tides are a good thing."

Indeed they are! They wash away the dross and deposit new and wonderful treasures on the shoreline. The "folk process", as I understand it (probably imperfectly), is a not a tide but a slow-moving stream or, at times, a man-made canal.