[Dixielandjazz] Appalling English Usage - Was Spring,Sprang,Sprung

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Sat Feb 15 18:40:34 PST 2003

In a message dated 13/02/03 23:58:24 GMT Standard Time, 
barbonestreet at earthlink.net writes:

<< Appalling English Usage?
 "I Ain't Got No Body".

Surely that should be  `Nobody` not `No Body`

Incidentally, the blooper that really annoys me is Sinatra singing in `My 
Way` `without exemption` when he means `without exeption`.
I know it had to rhyme but better to have rewritten the entire couplet than 
commit such a sin. I realise that Frank didn`t write it (was it Paul Anka?) 
but he had enough clout to get it changed.



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