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Posted By: kendall
13-Jul-08 - 06:27 AM
Thread Name: Greensleeves History of
Subject: RE: Greensleeves History of
It's a nice melody. Pete Seeger hates the lyrics.

Someone said that the real origin of green sleeves is simply this: In those days, people did not carry handkerchiefs, so they wiped their noses on their sleeves.