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GUEST,Karen Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues (286* d) RE: Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues 16 Nov 17

Hello Jim

"Tom says he learned this from his sister living in America."

As for contradicting facts to ride a hobby horse: descending into insults ...

Spare us the missionaries; not that I know anything about your local traditions of course... :)

I have encountered the Lock Hospitals comes from loques idea before.
I used to believe it but not one of the people who repeats this idea has cited any evidence in support of it. By evidence I mean an example of this usage from the times.

Thank you for reading.

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