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Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Singing grannie's sold at twilight

For the past hour three librarians have been sitting in the corner singing sea shanties.
National BookStart Day 2008: a pirate ship
National BookStart Day has a lot to answer for.


Lavinia said...

Sea shanties? Librarians? Am I hearing correctly? Is there a yo ho ho and a bottle of rum in sight?

Anonymous said...

Well, as they say, Drink and the Devil had done for the rest.

Gadjo Dilo said...

Is that why you spent all last weekend watching Captain Pugwash videos?

Can Bass 1 said...

Well I hope they're paying royalties!

Unknown said...

An American friend once told me that sea shanties were delapidated (didnt use that word) shacks on the sea shore. She looked mightily disappointed when I told her they ere songs until I started singing... then she looked... ...agonised

Kevin Musgrove said...

Lavinia: It terrifies me what they can do sober!

Major: quite so, dear boy.

gd: a ghastly coincidence, I assure you!

cb1: even as I type the PRS is sending a flock of carrier ravens bearing invoices.

Wendy: LOL