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Subject: Re: Song Lyrics
From: Mark Kermode <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Manx Gaelic Language Forum <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 16 Sep 1999 23:41:05 +0000

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> If the person who wishes to sing it doesn't want to learn a Manx
> song, why are they asking you to teach them it?  They could easily
> learn the melody and sing whatever words they wish.

I've made that point, and it's pretty much what Im driving at.
Whatever they come up with, they shouldn't try to claim that it's a
Manx song.

Even a macaronic version, all technical difficulties aside would
still be a modern contrivance.

Mark Kermode

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