In a message dated 97-05-28 13:45:08 EDT, Gre Reznick writes:
> Though I'm not qualified to participate in the competition, I did find > something interesting when going through a stack of old '78s my parents > gave me. I found a disk from the Collection of Folk Tunes and Dances as > Compiled by Mrs. Henry Ford titled "Money Musk". I don't know if that is > an accepted alternate spelling, an Americanism, or just an isolated > instance. (The other amusement was found in the fact that my > fourteen-year-old had no idea what those hard black disks were for!) >
I have a suggestion. Muriel Johnstone gave me a gift which made excellent
use of an old 78. She found a clockmaker in Berwick who will make clocks out
of almost anything, including old 78s. I now have my own copy of "Madge
Wildfire's Strathspey" ticking away on the wall of our pub.