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Posted By: GUEST,Pseudonymous
28-Jun-18 - 10:27 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
Of course it should have been 'less chance of wilful change', the implication being that unlettered people are less capable of re-writing, unlike the 'professional singers' and 'modern editors' mentioned in the next breath.

Apologies.