Derry Aire

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jun 3 04:36:05 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 8:27 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at>

> 'The Londonderry Aire'

"The"?! There was no definite article, back in the '40's! Can't these young
whippersnappers leave *anything* the way that it used to be? :-(

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society -

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