Mudcat Café message #729432 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: Ferrara
13-Jun-02 - 04:03 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Sheath and Knife
Subject: RE: Sheath and Knife
In another version, the choruses are "the broom blooms bonny, the broom blooms fair," and "And they daurna gae doon tae the broom ony mair." I always took that to mean that they got up to their incest in the broom, or that going down to the broom was a conventional euphemism for illicit lovemaking.