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Thread #82053   Message #3761895
Posted By: Thompson
31-Dec-15 - 04:38 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: Where's your money? In my pocket
Subject: RE: Folklore: Where's your money? In my pocket
Sanjay, it's dual fruits of colonialism, because your version clearly comes originally from Ireland, where the second line would have been "pudding and cream" (pronounced "crame") and the Friday meat is breaking the fish-only Catholic fast of Friday by naughtily eating meat.