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Auld Lang Syne
I know a man called Mr Lang
And he has a neon sign
Now Mr Lang is very old
So they call it old Lang's sign

 

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Auld Lang Syne

 

Robert Burns

Translation

 

 

Should auld acquaintance be forgot
And never brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot
And days o' lang syne?

Chorus
For auld lang syne, my Dear
For auld lang syne
We'll tak a cup o kindness yet
For auld lang syne

And surely ye'11 be your pint-stowp
And surely I'll be mine
And we'll tak a cup o' kindness yet
For auld lang syne
For auld lang etc

We twa hae run about the braes
And pu'd the gowans fine
But we've wandered mony a weary foot
Sin auld lang syne
For auld lang etc

We twa hae paidlet i' the burn
Frae morning sun sill dine
But seas between us braid hae roar'd
Sin auld lang syne
For auld lang etc

And there's a hand, my trusty feire
And gie's a hand o' thine
And we'll tak a right gude-willie waught
For auld lang syne
For auld lang etc
 

 

Should old friends be forgotten
and never remembered
Should old friends be forgotten
and the days they shared together

Chorus
For days now in the past, my dear
For days now in the past
We'll drink a toast of kind remembrance
For days now in the past

You can pay for your pint tankard
and I will pay for mine
We'll drink a toast of kind remembrance
For days now in the past
 

We two have run about the hillsides
and pulled wild daisies
but now we are far apart in distance
From those days now in the past
 

We two have paddled in the stream
from morning untill noon
but oceans now lie between us
since those days now in the past
 

So take my hand, my trusty friend
and give me your hand
and we will take a hearty drink together
In memory of those days now in the past