That inevitable moment will come on New Year’s Eve when we all cross hands, belt out Auld Lang Syne and hope nobody notices we don’t really know the lyrics. But so you never have to deal with such a public embarrassment again, we’ve got all the details on what the Auld Lang Syne lyrics are and what the words mean, as well as who wrote it. So brush up on the lyrics to Auld Lang Syne before your New Year’s Eve celebrations. What does Auld Lang Syne mean? Auld Lang Syne means “times long past” or “times gone by.” These days, perhaps we would say: “Back in the day.” For Auld Lang Syne could be translated as “for the sake of old times”. It’s all about raising a glass and toasting to friends and good health, which is still a big part of the tradition. Who wrote Auld Lang Syne? Auld Lang Syne was written by Robert Burns in 1788. Burns jotted it down in 1788 and said in a letter dated September 1793 to George Thomson that he collected the song rather than composed it, noting it down from an old man. It was traditionally written as a poem… Read full this story
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