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for auld lang syne

In honor of old times. "Auld lang syne" is a Scottish phrase meaning "old long since." Come on, you're only in town for a few days—let's go to dinner for auld lang syne.

for auld lang syne

for old times' sake.
The phrase literally means ‘for old long since’, and is the title and refrain of a song by Robert Burns ( 1788 ).
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week (from #40) on the Billboard Hot 100 Single Sales chart, is a newly-edited version of the benefit single, "Auld Lang Syne (The Millennium Mix).
The firm's boss Nick Thistleton said: "Auld Lang Syne has always been the people's choice to celebrate the start of the New Year.
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First Minister Alex Salmond said: "Millions of people across the world will bring in the bells to the sound of Burns' most famous piece of work, Auld Lang Syne.
Q WE all sing the song Auld Lang Syne on the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve but what does it mean?
SCOTS pop star Eddi Reader has vowed to learn the words of Auld Lang Syne in Japanese so she can perform the song in Tokyo.
With 38 minutes of additional music and comedy, the DVD/VHS version of the concert contains songs not included in the FOX broadcast, among them: "A Sleepin' Bee," "Miss Marmelstein," "As Time Goes By"/"Speak Low" and her unique rendition of "Auld Lang Syne.
GIVEN the year we've just had what with unemployment, freaky weather and general gloom, as the new one comes in, perhaps along with Auld Lang Syne, we should also belt out I Will Survive.
pause for one second before belting out Auld Lang Syne - to let the planet catch up.
I know of the song Auld Lang Syne but I don't know any of the words.
Tracks on the DVD/VHS version(s) of the concert which will not appear on the FOX broadcast include: "A Sleepin' Bee," "Miss Marmelstein," "As Time Goes By"/"Speak Low," "Auld Lang Syne," and "Everytime You Hear Auld Lang Syne.
A poll has shown that three quarters of Britons will mime or make up the words to Auld Lang Syne.
Myleene, who will play Auld Lang Syne on the piano at midnight, said: "They've provided a creche, which is pretty cool.
Auld Lang Syne will be belted out from Stirling to Sydney as revellers welcome the New Year on Thursday.