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Thread #61989   Message #1006161
Posted By: Joe_F
21-Aug-03 - 07:31 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Thing
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Thing
Midchuck: The song Oscar Brand sang was "The Chandler's Wife", a bawdy one where the meaning of the three knocks is all too clear. I have always supposed that "The Thing" was a bowdlerization of "The Chandler's Wife", but have no actual evidence of which came first.