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Cappuccino Origins: Divided by a common language... (32) Origins: Divided by a common language... 07 Oct 18

I've been wanting to ask American friends about this for ages. I recently recorded a version of Chuck Berry's 'You Never Can Tell', and in the third line, the newly-wedded 'young monsieur and madame have rung the chapel bell'.   Why did they do this? Is it, or was it, part of an American wedding ceremony? Or is it something like jumping the broomstick?

Similarly, I was playing my way through Chuck's 'Maybelline' last night, and came to the line: 'I tooted my horn for the passing lane...' Why? Are you required to do this?

All the best from Norfolk (UK).
- Cap

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