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An Pluiméir Ceolmhar Origins: 'Swing Low Sweet Chariot' Bawdy Gestures (21) RE: Origins: 'Swing Low Sweet Chariot' Bawdy Gestures 04 Sep 06


Definitely has rugby connotations for me - I learnt it in the army reserve in the late 1960s, but from a guy who used to hang out with a rugby crowd, before then it wasn't part of the classic army repertoire.

I would surmise that the specific England association arose in the era when forward domination became the hallmark of their game (what swings low on a bull?)


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