Mudcat Café message #2277642 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #109111   Message #2277642
Posted By: Nerd
02-Mar-08 - 04:30 PM
Thread Name: Folk terminology
Subject: RE: Folk terminology
I live in the U.S., and we don't really have the finger-in-ear stereotype. I guess we don't have a Ewan MacColl-type figure who did it.

I put my finger in my ear when I sing in a noisy bar, so I can hear myself. It's not delusional, Frank--try it sometime, if you're at a gig with lousy monitors and can do a song without the guitar. Or better yet, if you're in a noisy bar!

Amos, the Soup Nazi was a character on Seinfeld, not Saturday Night Live. Just sayin'....

Jim, do you really think singer-songwriters sing three-verse songs about their "chick" who "split?" I think you're engaging in the same type of silly stereotyping you're decrying...and 40 years out of date, at that.

Nowadays they sing about their "feelings..." Uh, oh, now I'M doing the silly stereotyping...and probably twenty years out of date! Sorry, singer-songwriters!