Fa – the Green Dragon

A Place for the Odd Musings of an Expat Bristolian


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Jobs of Days Gone By #19 – The Cinema Usher

THE CINEMA USHER

Asked for your ticket

Quietly showed to your seat

Flash light lit the way


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Obscure words explained 102 – ban sidhe

BAN SIDHE (Banshee)

Old Irish, Fairy

Vengeful if one offends them

Clodhna their Queen


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Other words explained 1. – Recorder

RECORDER

Internal duct flute*

in the group of instruments

well known as Woodwinds

* Internal Duct flute: A flute with a whistle also referred to as “fipple mouthed”