Its a rattly item such as a kettle or frying pan tied behind the horse or donkey to encourage the hanimal to get a move on. This means the boatman can stay on his boat rather than get off and whip or bludgeon the hanimal.
Mentioned in this PDF which is quite eye opening in other ways
The "lazy driver" is mentioned in page 170 (pages are numbered in red on the text these do not align with the page numbers displayed by the pdf reader software)
dogless: Yes thanks John ... no milk or sugar, but a nice biccy
Mar 31, 2020 12:27:19 GMT
loddon: Thanks for the confirmation, I am thinking of changing tablets because of the cough but maybe I wont
Mar 31, 2020 13:07:45 GMT
JohnV: There are other drugs but I haven't found the side effects with Ramipril to be bad, it seems to just make my throat a bit more sensitive so things that might have just tickled my throat and make me want to clear it now make me cough.
Mar 31, 2020 13:58:31 GMT
loddon: The cough is the only one I get from ramipril, although the combinatins of drugs I am on has interesting effects.
Apr 1, 2020 15:56:47 GMT