The origin of Messing About In Sailboats

  • The original quote is from Kenneth Grahame's Wind In the Willows: "There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats."

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August 27, 2010

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Carol Anne Byrnes

What surprises me is how many people think this song is metaphorical -- either describing a quasi-religious transcendental experience or a drug-related state of altered consciousness.

NO, it's literal. It's about sailing a boat, a real one, into the Mystic River. Hello-ohh?

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