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What’s with this “Wren” thing?
The oldest extant version of the fable
are presenting here appeared in 1913 in the first volume of a two-volume anthology
Saxon folktales (Plattdeutsche
Volksmärchen “Low German Folktales”)
collected by Wilhelm Wisser (1843–1935). Read
finally got some bits together to make an introduction. I will start with: I
come from a small village (existed before the Treaty of Mercia) in the proximity
of Sheffield, England; and have been in Luxembourg for 20 years or so. I am able
to make my way in French, German, Dutch and Luxemburgish, although I have no
certificates in any of those languages. I have many, many interests but above
all my favourite
is the Northumbrian smallpipe.