Come off the money (= get off the dime?)
laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Apr 16 13:36:30 UTC 2002
At 9:21 AM -0400 4/16/02, Benjamin Fortson wrote:
> > > Here I sit,
>> > broken-hearted
>> > paid my dime
>> > and only farted
>Isn't the third line normally "had a shit"?
"tried to shit". Your version makes no sense in the context, does
it? The "tried to shit" version may well (for all I know) be an
adaptation that serves to retain this immortal verse for a generation
postdating the demise of pay toilets.
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