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 Posted: Thu Nov 9th, 2006 08:00 pm
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Location: Oakton, Fairfax County, VA
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Fuller, that drawing is priceless!  The little hobby horse is no doubt named Macaroni.  So some New England Yankee fops followed the same fad?  Their fathers must have been SHOCKED, SHOCKED.

OK, I see it now.  The Brits made fun of them.  Best way to deflect an insult is to wear it with pride.

So it's the origin of the tune which makes you cringe, rather than the music itself.  I suppose Grant might have cringed too if he'd thought about it.

I love pasta.  Patty

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