Mudcat Café message #4003232 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #132499   Message #4003232
Posted By: Steve Shaw
04-Aug-19 - 03:47 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
The sun over the yardarm indicates that it's time for the first morning drink. Here in Bude were a moderate lot who don't drink until evening, therefore the saying is modified in order to give us permission for the first evening drink.