Mudcat Café message #668890 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #6015   Message #668890
Posted By: Steve Parkes
14-Mar-02 - 05:14 AM
Thread Name: Greensleeves ... Whence the name?
Subject: RE: GREENSLEEVES ... Whence the name?
Talking of Henry VIII and Greensleeves ... he was the one who made midshipmen sew buttons on their sleeves to stop them wiping their noses! And they're still called "snotties" to this day, Im told.

Steve