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alanww Origins: Ale, ale, glorious ale (49) RE: Origins: Ale, ale, glorious ale 28 Oct 08


Thanks for your interesting thoughts Everyone
So, prior to the 1960s, I guess that nobody has much more firm info, except suggestions gleaned from the words in the song.
It certainly sounds like a music hall song to me but we don't seem to have any evidence in support of that.
Any further thoughts?
"... and a lump of fatty bacon ...!"
Alan
PS
I agree with Les: parsnips should be roasted!


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