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Posted By: MorwenEdhelwen1
26-Apr-13 - 05:57 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Karelian folk song: orphan boy's revenge
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Karelian folk song: orphan boy's revenge
And of course there's all of the expressions dealing with orphans... the Guerze, an ethnic group in Guinea, refer to durable shoes as "orphan's shoes." The idea of the cruelly treated orphan seems to be very common.