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Thread #46931   Message #702423
Posted By: Allan C.
01-May-02 - 07:06 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: May Song (D Webber) and other May songs
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: first of may
Threadrift resulting from Mrrzy's post far above here:

I have been told that the origin for this is a very similar group of phrases that can be found in Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales". Does anyone know if there is any truth to this?