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Thread #154100 Message #3613286
Posted By: MGM·Lion
28-Mar-14 - 02:26 AM
Thread Name: Yan Tan Tetherer- at Cecil Sharp House EFDSS
Subject: RE: Yan Tan Tetherer- at Cecil Sharp House EFDSS
Indeed. "Yan tan tetherer hetherer petherer pin" just means 1 2 3 4 5 in ancient N English dialect shepherds' counting mnemonics. Can't see at all what anyone thinks it has to do with textile songs.