The classic New Year's Eve song "Auld Lang Syne" is a traditional Scottish folk song often sung in many countries around the world, to celebrate the coming of the new year.

The title translates to "old long since", or more commonly, "long, long ago". The lyrics of the song reflect on building strong relationships over time and cherishing memories.

The line “We’ll take a cup o’ kindness yet” speaks to taking an opportunity for fellowship or friendship with another person. It symbolizes coming together and enjoying each other's company one last time before passing into the new year.

This lyric has become popularly associated with wishing someone good fortune and close connection in difficult times which is why it's often said when toasting with a beverage on New Year's Eve.

It is believed that Robert Burns wrote Auld Lang Syne after hearing it sung by Scots around him as part of their traditions at various festivities.

Regardless of its origin, it still lives on today as one of the most beloved traditional songs sung every New Year's Eve in celebration of another year gone by and hope for a better year ahead.

We hope that however you choose to be celebrating this year, you will have the happiest of times! Whether it's out with friends or sleeping soundly...do what you want, and it'll be good.

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