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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
Waray-Waray (Samarenyo) of Victoria, Samar Island
Victoria Samarenyo is spoken in the Victoria municipality of Northern Samar
province on the Philippine island of Samar, the easternmost large island
in the Visayan chain. The primary language of Samar is
Waray-Waray, also often referred to as Samarenyo (or Samareño). However, this particular variety is not pure Waray-Waray, though it appears
to be based on it. It has strong admixtures
of Cebuano, Bikol and Masbatenyo, due to Victoria having absorbed migrants from numerous surrounding areas, including