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Re: So, when did you stop beating your house?

From:Irina Rempt <ira@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 13, 1999, 21:07
On Mon, 12 Apr 1999, John Cowan wrote:

> Is it plausible that when mothers sing to their (non-infant) children, > the children don't have a clue what the lyrics are about?
In a general sense? Yes. I sing to my three- and five-year-olds in a lot of languages that they don't understand; also "grown-up" songs in medieval Dutch that they understand only part of. Irina Varsinen an laynynay, saraz no arlet rastinay. (myself) (English) (Nederlands)