"Bliadhna mhath ur dhuibh!" from Seanchai Library

We've got more stories to tell this year, though the placement of the holidays in the week  have kind of disrupted our schedule this season.  But we'll be back with mores tales to tell beginning January 2nd at 7pm - with some of Caledonia's works and the return of an old, old friend in the featured charity department: Project Children.

In the mean time, across the Irish Sea for the classic from that rascally Robert "Rabbie" Burns, whose 256th birthday is this month:

Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
and never brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
and auld lang syne*?

For auld lang syne, my jo,
for auld lang syne,
we’ll tak' a cup o’ kindness yet,
for auld lang syne.

And there’s a hand, my trusty fiere!
and gie's a hand o’ thine!
And we’ll tak' a right gude-willie waught,
for auld lang syne.

For four, count 'em, FOUR side by side text comparisons of the entire poem in various translations, check out the Wikipedia Article.

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