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AndreasW Lyr Add: Belfast Town (and help req) (10) RE: LyrADD/Help request: Belfast Town 14 Oct 98

Hi Joe,

I wrote it as gelignite, because I know the German name Gelignit,
and now I looked up both gelignite and jellygnite in Hypertext Webster.

Results for gelignite:
a type of dynamite in which the nitroglycerin is absorbed in a base of wood pulp
and sodium or potassium nitrate

Results for jellygnite:
No definition found for "jellygnite"

so that seems to be in my favour.
And I think I remember something like it coming from
"gelum" (Latin for jelly) and "ignitium", the ignition,
or burning jelly, but I'm not sure about that.

cu, Andreas

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