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Thread #140894   Message #3239907
Posted By: Lighter
16-Oct-11 - 03:06 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: She Was Poor (Same The Whole World Over)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: She Was Poor (Same The Whole World Over)
It was popular in bawdy versions in the British Amy during World War I.

So it must be older than ca1915 at the absolute latest. I don't know how that effects Bennett's claim.