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Nero's Neptune

Date: Tue, 28 Jan 1997 22:24:35 +1100
Sender: The Bob Dylan Discussion List 
From: Glenn Cooper (
Subject: Desolation Row - a nice pun.

An e-pal of mine, who is not a Dylan fan, noticed the following pun when I
mailed him this verse:

"Praise be to Nero's Neptune
The Titanic sails at dawn."

My friend wrote: "Nice pun on 'titan', as Neptune was the son of Saturn, a

I wonder if Dylan realised it. Or was it just a "coincidence"?

Glenn C.

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