Date: Mon, 10 Nov 1997 10:16:04 -0500
From: Mark Mandel Mark[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]DRAGONSYS.COM
Carol Andrus CLAndrus[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM writes:
It's funny how words vary. Down in rural Florida where I grew up,
pawpaws were papayas. Avocados were alligator pears (the
Aye. I* remember learning a song in which either the chorus or every
verse ended "way down yonder in the paw-paw patch".
Not that I lived around there. I grew up in the suburbs of NYC
(Westchester) and then the city itself, in the fifties & sixties, but I was
exposed to a lot of folk music and irrevocably infected.
-- Mark A. Mandel
50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s folkie
60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s filker
* No relation to a hearty "Aye, aye" for Barry's return.