Codfish Tales and Codfish Bones: Woe is Us

Glo'ster girls they have no combs, Heave away, heave away! They comb their hair with codfish bones, We're bound for South Australia. ~~ Old sea shanty ~~ Bacalhau, bacalao, cabillaud (from the Dutch kabeljauw), morue (and the marvelous brandade* resulting therefrom). Gone with the waves? Maybe. A disturbing story in the December 15, 2008 New…