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Posted By: GUEST,Steve Sottile
25-Mar-05 - 03:40 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Subject: RE: Origins: History of Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Memory serves me that the words came from England and were a political pun about Cecil Rhodes and Queen Victoria with reference to the colonialization of South Africa and Rhodesia. Trying to find the reference to it but drawing blanks so far.