The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #14422   Message #1076454
Posted By: Joe_F
19-Dec-03 - 06:16 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Waltzing with Bears
Subject: RE: Waltzing with Bears, again, sorry.......
Right, those letters are the tune in solfa. Unfortunately, in the proportional font favored by this establishment, they did not end up over the syllables they belonged to.

Needless to say, in the Matilda stanza, one breaks into the tune of "Waltzing Matilda" for the extra line.