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Old July 8 2013, 07:46 AM   #12
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Re: One of the most Politically Incorrect songs of all time & it's GRE

Nerys Myk wrote: View Post
Probably not even close to being "One of the most Politically Incorrect songs of all time". It's a parody of an old folk song to boot.
It's jazzed up a bit, but the words are pretty close to those found in more traditional renditions of the song. The old folk song is itself a parody, though: it observes the form of a traditional type of tragic story-telling song, but the lyrics aren't so much politically incorrect as they are absurd verging on silly.
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