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Thread #45990   Message #680710
Posted By: GUEST,Jack the Sailor
01-Apr-02 - 11:14 AM
Thread Name: Politically incorrect national anthems 2
Subject: RE: Politically incorrect national anthems 2
Sharon, Woody Guthrie wrote "This land" as a sarcastic response to Irving Berlin's "America the Beautiful" Woody meant it to be too political to be an anthem. Very ironic, don't you think.