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Posted By: Sean Belt
29-Mar-16 - 10:30 AM
Thread Name: Origins: What a Jimmy-john is? (from Green Corn)
Subject: RE: Origins: What a Jimmy-john is? (from Green Corn)
The lyric in "Green Corn" is 'demijohn' referring to a type of bottle. The 'corn' is corn liquor or corn whiskey. It's green because it hasn't been aged properly and is straight from the still.