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Thread #68879 Message #1163492
Posted By: Bill D
16-Apr-04 - 05:19 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: The oldest protest song (or song at all)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: The oldest protest song (or song at all)
oughta be noted that that chorus is a Northern Neanderthal dialect. In the south, near what is now Italy, it was more like "you-a-betcha honk"...in the subjunctive, of course.