Resin or rosin?
Mark A Mandel
mam at THEWORLD.COM
Sun Nov 10 23:34:04 UTC 2002
On Sun, 10 Nov 2002, Millie Webb wrote:
#Again, color me confused, if you must, but isn't the word spelled
#"resin" relative to a fiddle or violin bow? Or maybe there are
#alternate spellings? This could be a great word for the odd Boggle
#games some friends and I have recently become addicted to. -- Millie
##Isn't "Acres of Clams" a different set of words to a folk tune also called
##"Rosin the Beau"? (which I interpet as an instruction to the fiddler,
##"Rosin the bow!")
For this song, at least, the title is definitely "R<o>sin the Beau".
-- Mark A. Mandel
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