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Ministry of Tidy Folk noun

[1]. When composers in the classical tradition adopt folk music fatally by stabbing it through the soul with a baton.

[2]. People who believe that the version of a folk tune they know is the one true and only version

See also Ministry of Tidy Ruins

Origin

By extension from Ministry of Tidy Ruins

Collected by

Mark – 2000s
Mark Iliff – owner

Notes

MoTF [2] is not an organised movement, but rather a disappointingly common character defect

Submitted: 05/12/2021 by Mark ● Last updated: 22/01/2022 21:11 by Mark

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