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Thread #105371   Message #2169259
Posted By: Dave'sWife
11-Oct-07 - 09:14 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Yiddisha Eyes (Irving Berlin)
Subject: RE: Req/ADD: 'Yiddisha Eyes' by Irving Berlin 1910
wow - what a massively offensive song. Was this popular> i realize that at the time it was composed such phrases weren't offensive to gentiles but man - look at it! I suppose we are to assume the reason the romance broke up was because he was Jewish and she was not?