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Thread #17941   Message #2363909
Posted By: T in Oklahoma (Okiemockbird)
11-Jun-08 - 11:09 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Into the Air (Junior Birdmen)
Subject: RE: Into the Air
I must have been half-asleep when I wrote my post of 8 Feb 2000. The second stanza, as we sang it in Upstate New York in the mid-1970s, was

For when you hear the grand announcement
that your wings are made of tin
then you will know the junior birdmen
have sent their boxtops in.