Mudcat Café message #2071504 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #102273   Message #2071504
Posted By: GUEST,meself
08-Jun-07 - 12:04 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Buddy Can you Spare a Dime - who was Al?
Subject: RE: Origins: Who was Al in Buddy Can you Spare a Dime
I don't know - I think 'Al' was a little more than JUST a 'pal' - he was something of a big-shot, although of the democratic variety. He was the kind of 'pal' you'd go to if you needed a job, or a small loan, or advice ...