Auld Lang Syne
"Auld Lang Syne" is a Scots poem written by Robert Burns in 1788 and set to the tune of a traditional folk song (Roud # 6294). It is well known in many countries, especially in the English-speaking world, its traditional use being to bid farewell to the old year at the stroke of midnight.
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- Susan Rennie (ed.). "Lang Syne". Dictionary of the Scots Language. Dsl.ac.uk. Archived from the original on 2012-01-19. Retrieved 2012-01-01.
- "Robert Burns - Auld Lang Syne". BBC. 23 April 2009. Retrieved 2012-01-01.
- "The History and Words of Auld Lang Syne". Scotland.org. Archived from the original on 2012-02-03. Retrieved 2012-01-01.