Resin or rosin?

Millie Webb millie-webb at CHARTER.NET
Sun Nov 10 23:58:10 UTC 2002

Yup, I know it an "o" in the song, it was the "e" or "o" in the musical
instrument preparation context that I was asking about.  Thanks though.  :-)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark A Mandel" <mam at THEWORLD.COM>
Sent: Sunday, November 10, 2002 5:34 PM
Subject: Re: Resin or rosin?

> 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
> ##"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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