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Thread #19750   Message #3571806
Posted By: Lighter
31-Oct-13 - 04:50 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Bawdy:A Soldier went to war...
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bawdy:A Soldier went to war...
Would anyone be surprised to learn that the four-line version was noted down in 1927? In the US of A?

The more elaborate versions seem to be, er, elaborations.