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Lighter Origins: John Kanaka (50) RE: Origins: John Kanaka 16 Jul 20

No matter what you might do to make "The Milkmaid" bawdy, the formulaic dialogue would - except for a few key words - run pretty much the same way.

I believe that Carpenter recorded one or two innocent versions - from seamen unlikely to have been influenced by print.

Maybe everybody was laughing while they sang them - to the enjoyment of the passengers,

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