Mudcat Café message #3938372 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162666   Message #3938372
Posted By: The Sandman
20-Jul-18 - 01:40 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
"After his family his first love was cultivating roses."
So now he knew more about gardening and washing up than he did about ballads./'
Jim, that is your interpretation of what steve is saying ,at no point did he say that ,my impression is that it was a throwaway remark which gave us a little information about his other interests. you chose to take a defensive attitude and iterpret it as a hostile attack on his knowledge of ballads