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Thread #6894   Message #535078
Posted By: GUEST,Nancy King at work
25-Aug-01 - 10:36 AM
Thread Name: Spoonerisms in songs- Examples
Subject: RE: Spoonerism's in songs- Examples
The third verse of "Let the Lower Lights Be Burning" starts out "Trim your feeble lamps, my brothers..." Because of the phrasing of the melody, it's much easier to sing, "Trim your lamps, my feeble brothers..." and once you've done it that way, it takes real concentration to sing it correctly.

Cheers, Nancy