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MTed Twelve Days of Christmas-for teaching catechism? (57* d) RE: Twelve Days of Christmas 22 Dec 99

There is a good summary of the debunkings of this thing here:

One of the points that it makes, was that in one of the earliest printed(English) versions, it is presented as a memory and forfeit song, which would account for there being so many versions, with so many different gifts--

Also mentioned is an old song, "A New Dial" or "In Those Twelve Days" which actually lists the Beatitudes, etc.

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