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    whl626 is offline Member
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    Odd sentence

    Someone asked me this two odd sentences. I wonder what they mean :P

    " And a child that's born on the Sabbath day "

    " Is fair and wise and good and gay. "

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    It's a rhyme from a verse that had been around for a while. I don't think it really means anything, but it could have something to do with the belief by some people that a person's personality is determined by his day of birth.

    :)

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    I also presume that 'gay' means happy here and is not a reference to sexual orientation.

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    That is right.

    :wink:

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    I see, no wonder they don't look like correct sentences :) Thanks

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    You're welcome.

    You're welcome.

    :D

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