Saturday, December 31, 2011
Auld Lang Syne?
All together now!
Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind ?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and auld lang syne* ?
For auld lang syne, my jo (or my dear), for auld lang syne,
we’ll tak a cup o’ kindness yet, for auld lang syne.
And surely ye’ll be your pint-stowp ! and surely I’ll be mine !
And we’ll tak a cup o’ kindness yet, for auld lang syne.
We twa hae run about the braes, and pu’d the gowans fine ;
But we’ve wander’d mony a weary fit, sin auld lang syne.
We twa hae paidl’d i' the burn, frae morning sun till dine ;
But seas between us braid hae roar’d sin auld lang syne.
And there’s a hand, my trusty fiere ! and gie's a hand o’ thine !
And we’ll tak a right gude-willy waught, for auld lang syne.
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