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Whats your opinion?
01-11-2017, 11:30 AM,
#1
Whats your opinion?
On the Old Santa Fe resource page, Benet Davetian does an analysis of Mr. Fenn and the poem. Mr. Davetian says that some of the lines in the poem are (sayings) and some of the lines are (plays on words). I haven't seen anything that I recognize as a (saying) or any (plays on words), What do you think?
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01-11-2017, 11:58 AM,
#2
RE: Whats your opinion?
There will be no paddle up you creek sounds like and obvious saying to me. As far as play on words kind of what your opinion of what they mean.
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01-12-2017, 12:04 PM,
#3
RE: Whats your opinion?
Thank's Count, Yes, I forgot about (paddle up your creek). for plays on words, I see (tarry scant) to linger shortly, or (tarry scant) a black slab of rock. Also (new and old) which would typically be, (old and new).
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01-12-2017, 12:12 PM,
#4
RE: Whats your opinion?
No place for them EEk
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01-12-2017, 12:14 PM,
#5
RE: Whats your opinion?
(01-12-2017, 12:12 PM)5GIRLS Wrote: No place for them EEk

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01-12-2017, 12:29 PM,
#6
RE: Whats your opinion?
Have you dug real deep into the "There'll be no paddle up your creek" phrase. Go all the way back. Should find at least two very interesting statements about it.
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01-12-2017, 12:53 PM,
#7
RE: Whats your opinion?
Hi 5GIRLS, Was (no place for the meek) ever a saying in common usage? Thanks
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01-12-2017, 01:04 PM,
#8
RE: Whats your opinion?
Hi, James, I never found anything in history on the comment. Uses came, but after FF made it famous. Good luck.
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01-12-2017, 01:12 PM,
#9
RE: Whats your opinion?
Based on nearby words, the "heavy loads and water high" might be hinting at a certain kind of pounds and marks (the paper kind).
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01-12-2017, 02:15 PM,
#10
RE: Whats your opinion?
Hi NC, Water marks could go with the title idea, (the place has a name), or with (letters of mark) granting the right to piracy. Mr. Fenn did mention Captain Kid.
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