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Posted By: Jim Carroll
03-Jul-18 - 02:48 AM
Thread Name: MEANING of ' gaudie' in Sweet Kumadee??
Subject: RE: MEANING of ' gaudie' in Sweet Kumadee??
"Gaudir is a Spanish possibly Catalan "
That makes perfect sense to me when you remember how servicemen fighting in wars would half- absorb foreign words and make them their own and put them into songs - the French "parlez-vous" became "parley voo" in one WW1 song.
Jim Carroll