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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 the song. Johannes … 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.
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To atone for this, right now go buy some Mystic Monk Coffee!
The Wyoming Carmelites wear habits, but they will never sing … Continue reading

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