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|Harry O||Origins: Whiskey In The Jar (167* d)||RE: Whiskey In The Jar||11 Dec 98|
The usual process. the song travels, placenames unfamiliar to the listeners are changed to suit the locality. The same applies to proper names. "Unusual" names are rationalised.There also exists the potential for mishearing the lyrics, or misremembering them in post-performance recollection.