As I drove up from Charlotte, theCSO read me the really interesting Philocrites discussion about seeking definition for UUism. I have many fine and fascinating things to say about it, none of which I feel like getting into right now as I'm pretty beat from the drive.
Somewhere around Staunton, Virginia, Manfred Mann's The Mighty Quinn came up on the XM radio.
I mentioned how as a kid, I'd wopndered what the song was about but assumed that it was a heroic eskimo. TheCSO suggested "Quinn the Eskimo" was a sideshow attraction. The Wikipedia entry suggested it was about drugs.
This inspired a long discussion about several songs, the most hotly debated of which was I Want Candy, a song CC had heard was about heroin. The literal-minded CSO was convinced that it was, in fact, about candy.
TheCSO and CC know almost nothing of illegal drugs or drug culture, so please, clue us in:
and while we're at it: