At 12:40 PM 10/25/2007 +0100, John Briggs wrote:
>Catherine Stallybrass wrote:
>> In a message dated 25/10/2007 10:06:22 GMT Standard Time,
>> [log in to unmask] writes:
>> horizontal/slanting shafts
>An adit is a horizontal entrance: a shaft is a vertical entrance.
Now that song makes sense; "She got the gold mine, I got the shaft"