[Dixielandjazz] Deep Elm
Mon, 17 Jun 2002 08:24:03 EDT
In a message dated 17/06/02 04:21:28 GMT Daylight Time,
<< Also, it's pronounced "Ellum" because of >>
There is also a very old song called `Leaning` which my father used to sing.
It tells the story of an old countryman who ` after gleaning, you`ll find me
leaning, leaning on the gate, all day.
He explains that from there he can see the grave of his old dog " Now he`s
just a mound, underneath the ellum, I reckon folks would laugh at I, if I was
Again the `tell`em` used to indicate the pronunciation of `ellum`
Just thought you might like to know that,.