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Thread #97518   Message #1922542
Posted By: Charley Noble
30-Dec-06 - 04:51 PM
Thread Name: New Year's Eve Song Circle at SINSULL's
Subject: RE: New Year's Eve Song Circle at SINSULL's
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Pieces o' eight from the Spanish dollars was my best guess above. But I didn't know anyone referred to the "pieces" as "bits."

"Quarters, oh, quarters!" those saucy pirates cried,
But the quarters that we gave 'em was to sink them in the tide..."

Cheerily,
Charley Noble