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« Reply #15 on: 19 March 2010, 21:25:54 »

What possible reason could I have for not accepting your marvellous addiions, Judy?

I shall add them forthwith.

I've also changed 'took' to 'had'. You were right, I was wrong.

And thankee very kindly, I'm sure. AURA +1

BTW, what is the 'old back thirty'?

And I agree with the 'less is more' theory. Although oftimes subtle is very much not my middle name!
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« Reply #16 on: 19 March 2010, 21:46:03 »

Judy's verses added, and 1 minor correction done. Ready or not?
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« Reply #17 on: 22 March 2010, 09:54:52 »

American farmers used to refer to the fallow quarter-section of their lands as 'the back forty acres', often shortened to 'the back forty'.  For the sake of the rhyme, or at least better assonance, I made it the back thirty.... :)
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