That is a common belief. Most people don't know how the rings form.
Thank you. If a person is very fortunate (I was), they'll meet one person in their lifetime that the words match.
Thank you for clarification on his natural accent. I think I've only heard him singing, never just talking.
Yes, I remember those days and those memories aren't fond ones. You're right, the frivolous use of the race card can do a lot of harm and can actually hurt the people it is supposedly designed to protect.
The interesting part for me is that this has a strong implication in favor of a substantial increase in precipitation.