LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||23/DEZ/2010 12:42 AM|
|Assunto:||In the wind x On the wind|
To be honest, don´t know for sure. It´s music, you know.
On the other way I have read in several sites where there are both spellings, it seems where the "written __ the wind" come up twice, they use both to effect (emphasis maybe).
Another thesis of mine is, that the singer at the beggining (for emphasis) meant that
it was written ON the wind (in the same direction of the wind - not literal way, so would be that things are going to happen, naturally).
Well, the guy knows wich way the wind is blowing, and that´s why he/she knows that "love is all around".
Then he would talk about that is written in the wind (be in the wind is used to say that something is happening or going to happen, but not many people know what it is) so being written in the wind would convey a certainty to the singer, but only him/her is knows the reason of that certainty (that is he/she knows something that somewhat somebody else , or everybody else do not).
And last, but not least, using ON even may or may not be wrong. But it´s this is in the music realm; so everything is allowed.
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