Dialect dissonance, again

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon May 9 00:14:55 UTC 2011

Back in the day, as recently as the late '40's, there was a
traditional blues song still quite popular, often heard on AM radio,
with the title,

Bottle It Up And Go.

As I was browsing through iTunes, I came across the title,

Borrow Love And Go.

When I sampled it, it was immediately clear that the song was only
another version of Bottle It Up And Go.

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 - http://www.americandialect.org

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