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Posted By: EagleWing
06-Jan-05 - 02:57 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: cockney rhyming slang songs
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: cockney rhyming slang songs
"The awfulness of the original was mentioned in Stephen Sedley's collection (The Seeds of Love, I think it was). Was he the first to make that comment?"

It was my immediate source, but I suspect that he was in a fairly long line of commentators.

Frank L.