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Thread #2386   Message #3971956
Posted By: Mr Red
18-Jan-19 - 03:34 AM
Thread Name: Origin: Fowles in the Frith (Middle English)
Subject: RE: Origin: Fowles in the Frith (Middle English)
'water , water everywhere and not a drop to drink'.

FWIW see Wiki https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Rime_of_the_Ancient_Mariner

Water, water, every where,
And all the boards did shrink;
Water, water, every where,
Nor any drop to drink.

Such is the Folk process, I guess.