Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Episode 292 – His Last Bow — Wow!

“the judgment which we have pronounced” [ABBE] 

You say bow, I say bow. Potato, potato, tomato, tomato, let's call the whole thing off.

Of course, that song never made sense in print, just like Lord Donegall's assertion that there are alternative pronunciations to "His Last Bow." We take a look at an old piece of scholarship about this story. It's just a Trifle.

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Download | 35.4 MB, 25:47

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Music credits

Performers: Uncredited violinist, US Marine Chamber Orchestra
Publisher Info.: Washington, DC: United States Marine Band


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Scott Monty and Burt Wolder are both members of the Baker Street Irregulars, the literary society dedicated to Sherlock Holmes. They have co-hosted the popular show I Hear of Everywhere since June 2007.

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