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Posted By: GUEST,Fred McCormick
09-Sep-14 - 02:52 PM
Thread Name: Ballads not included in Child
Subject: RE: Ballads not included in Child
Hey, come on Steve. Have you forgotten about all those talking parrots and other forms of linguistically unchallenged carnivalia? I reckon the real reason why Child never included THATM is because he refused to include anything with a line in it that ran "Off he went in his opera hat".