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Thread #12448   Message #97928
Posted By: Mo
22-Jul-99 - 07:43 AM
Thread Name: Auld Lang Syne - Meaning
Subject: RE: Auld Lang Syne - Meaning
The phrase "Auld Lang Syne" means - old long since or "when" or "time2 - I think - so I've always taken the song to be a celebration of friendships that have stood the test of time. Which is why it's sung at New Year - a time for remembering the past, celebrating the present and looking to the future!