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Subject: RE: [Leica] OT madness question
From: Alastair Firkin <>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 10:37:37 +1000
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>The song "Loch Lomond" indeed made reference to taking the high road,
>"Ye'll take the high road, and I'll take the low road,
>And I'll be in Scotland before ye."
>I was told that "low road" is the underground, otherwordly road taken
>by those who die away from home to reach from their homeland.
>Apparently the sond was written about the Jacobite rebellion led
>by Bonnie Prince Charlie in the mid 18th century.   The song
>was about 2 captured Jacobites, one condemned to death, the
>other sent back to Scotland.  The lyrics of the song was in the words
>of the condemned man.
>- Phong

Despite the crap, you do learn things here on the LUG. I've sung this 
song a million times, and never thought of this.

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