Auld Lang Syne

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Auld Lang Syne

Since New Year's eve is just around the corner, I was just thinking about this song and started to wonder why we sing it in the first place. So I did some research and here's what I found from Wikipedia:

"Auld Lang Syne" is a Scots poem written by Robert Burns in 1788 and set to the tune of a traditional folk song. It is well known in many countries, especially in the English-speaking world; its traditional use being to celebrate the start of the New Year at the stroke of midnight.

The song's Scots title may be translated into English literally as "old long since", or more idiomatically, "long long ago", "days gone by" or "old times". Consequently "For auld lang syne", as it appears in the first line of the chorus, might be loosely translated as "for (the sake of) old times".

I know it must be old information for most people but in the spirit of the season, let's just appreciate the beauty of the song and how it captures our hearts and rekindles the bond each time we sing it with our loved ones.

Happy New Year everyone!



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Daniel J. Brudnok, REALTOR
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Fox & Roach, REALTORS - Exton - PA License #RS-225179-L / Delaware License #RS-0025038 - Downingtown, PA

HI Michael,

I chalk it off to "tradition"....thanks for the info and all the best in 2013

Dec 27, 2012 10:42 PM #1
Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional
Charles Rutenberg Realty - Clearwater, FL
Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor

Wishing you a wonderful New Year and may 2013 prove to indeed be a fantastic year for real estate.

Dec 27, 2012 10:47 PM #2
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Michael, always fun to ring in the New Year with singing!     Wishing you a prosperous New Year in real estate!

Dec 29, 2012 08:24 AM #3
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