Mudcat Café message #1409057 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #78391   Message #1409057
Posted By: greg stephens
14-Feb-05 - 06:14 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: London Bridge Is Falling Down
Subject: RE: London Bridge is Falling Down
Malcolm Douglas: I salute your determination, like King Canute with his finger in a dike, to stop the flood of misinfomation about song origins which threatens to engulf us all. Alas, you are doomed to failure, stories last as long as there are people around to enjoy them, and their truth is pretty irrelevant. Having said that, the search for truth is a thing of beauty and worth pursuing; but truth, like the Holy Grail, is a bit elusive(unless you read the Da Vinci Code, in which all is revealed, backed up by impressive scholarship.