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More on the Etymology of Kumbaya

From the Laudator: More on the Etymology of Kumbaya Eric Thomson writes: I found Michael Cervesarius’ Isidorian conjecture on the etymology of Kumbaya (LTA, May 31st) wholly convincing. Now I know why I need a drink every time I overhear … Continue reading

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WDTPRS is (mostly) a Kumbaya Free Zone

From the great Laudator: Perhaps the song Kumbaya is not really an African-American spiritual dating from the 1930s, but rather a vestige of an ancient Greek skolion, a drinking song. Could kumbaya be a corruption of the plural of Greek … Continue reading

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This leaves me deeply conflicted.

I suspect that nearly every one of these sisters either left their order or now run the Catholic Health Association. Painful. [wp_youtube]JdO3R5MlbxA[/wp_youtube] To atone for this, right now go buy some Mystic Monk Coffee! The Wyoming Carmelites wear habits, but … Continue reading

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