Mudcat Café message #647100 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: Dicho (Frank Staplin)
11-Feb-02 - 01:53 AM
Thread Name: What the hell is a 'salty dog'?
Subject: RE: What the hell is a 'salty dog'?
Arkie (Arkansas?) - not quite south enough to understand the language. Ther would be no question as to the meaning in New Orleans, say.
www.honkingduck.com has a recording of "A New Salty Dog" by the Allen Bros. (ca. 1930). Worth a listen.