Mudcat Café message #3641570 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #102273   Message #3641570
Posted By: GUEST
12-Jul-14 - 01:04 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
Al as in Allied forces, i.e. britan france canada america. the refrence to the bread line is about the forgotten veterans who returning home are left to scratch like every one else who broke there backs making the nation. i think the message is for all the grate we've done were still poor and unknown; and in times of poverty friend is a hard word.