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Thread #55420   Message #2732802
Posted By: Ron Davies
27-Sep-09 - 08:24 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Old Bachelor
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: 'The Old Bachelor'
Dighton Republican 1887--

"I do not have to dress a wife/ Or take care of a kid"

So "kid" as slang for child must go back a ways.