HFM 106 | What Does Auld Lang Syne Mean and Where Did It Come From?

December 29, 2014

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Why do we all belt out this tune at New Years — or at least the two or three words we know? It has to do with 18th-century Scottish poetry and the influence of the Scottish Diaspora.

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Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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