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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  23/DEZ/2010 12:42 AM
Assunto:  In the wind x On the wind
 
Mensagem: 

   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).

 

 

 

     http://www.isabelperez.com/songs/ChristmasAllAround.htm
nice version adjusted to Xmas time, a must, the guy has a "country" voice, it is funny; really funny!

 

    http://writteninwindandrushingwater.blogspot.com/2007/09/wind-water-dont-trust-women.html
In some part of the text it says "writting in the wind", then later, it says "writting on the wind"

 

 

 

 

     http://www.criterionforum.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1320
It´s a Forum whre fans of movies give comments, most of times they say "Written On the Wind", but it happens twice, some  guys say "Written In the Wind" and no way of the film being titled that.

 

 

 

      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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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
In the wind x On the wind  –  Carla B.  21/DEZ/2010, 10:34 PM
In the wind x On the wind  –  Teacher  22/DEZ/2010, 1:43 AM
In the wind x On the wind  –  PPAULO  22/DEZ/2010, 4:34 AM
In the wind x On the wind  –  Carla B.  22/DEZ/2010, 4:34 PM
 In the wind x On the wind  –  PPAULO  23/DEZ/2010, 12:42 AM
In the wind x On the wind  –  Teacher  23/DEZ/2010, 5:08 AM
In the wind x On the wind  –  orlando  23/DEZ/2010, 5:08 PM

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