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Posted By: Lighter
30-Apr-14 - 07:35 PM
Thread Name: Origins: The Hole in the Elephant's Bottom
Subject: RE: Origins: The Hole in the Elephant's Bottom
Steve, the novelist Anthony Powell suggests in his memoir "Messengers of the Day" (1978) that he heard the song in London in the late '20s or early '30s.