Posted by ESC on August 18, 2007
In Reply to: Money for old rope posted by Marc Latham on August 17, 2007
: On a recent visit to Lincoln castle our guide informed us that the rope used to hang people there was sold in pieces to members of the crowd, and I was wondering if that might have influenced the term 'money for old rope' at all?
I don't know. Maybe someone else will. Previous discussion here: