The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #4074   Message #22701
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02-Mar-98 - 12:20 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Wildwood Flower / I'll Twine 'Mid the ...
Subject: RE:
Nobody has ever figured out what "mingles" are either. In the Carter Family version they say "I will twine with my mingles....." My record jacket (Rounder's Complete Victor Recordings) says mispronunciations did get into songs and then people sang them by ear and perpertuated them.