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Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers

kendall 07 Dec 09 - 07:07 AM
kendall 06 Dec 09 - 08:02 AM
Genie 13 Oct 09 - 02:31 PM
Charley Noble 13 Oct 09 - 01:30 PM
Mr Happy 07 Aug 09 - 07:44 AM
Mr Happy 07 Aug 09 - 07:32 AM
Rapparee 06 Aug 09 - 11:06 AM
Mr Happy 06 Aug 09 - 10:48 AM
GUEST,Black belt caterpillar wrestler 06 Aug 09 - 07:47 AM
Jeanie 06 Aug 09 - 06:37 AM
Genie 06 Aug 09 - 01:16 AM
Mr Happy 05 Aug 09 - 11:48 AM
Mr Happy 05 Aug 09 - 11:08 AM
Mr Happy 05 Aug 09 - 10:31 AM
Genie 05 Aug 09 - 04:49 AM
Skivee 05 Aug 09 - 02:59 AM
Charley Noble 04 Aug 09 - 04:10 PM
Genie 04 Aug 09 - 01:08 PM
Georgiansilver 04 Aug 09 - 12:27 PM
Charley Noble 04 Aug 09 - 11:49 AM
Skivee 04 Aug 09 - 03:38 AM
Genie 03 Aug 09 - 03:17 PM
Genie 03 Aug 09 - 12:08 PM
Don Firth 02 Aug 09 - 11:41 PM
Genie 02 Aug 09 - 11:34 PM
Skivee 02 Aug 09 - 09:51 PM
pdq 02 Aug 09 - 08:51 PM
Genie 02 Aug 09 - 08:13 PM
Genie 02 Aug 09 - 08:07 PM
Alice 02 Aug 09 - 07:59 PM
Genie 02 Aug 09 - 07:55 PM
Don Firth 02 Aug 09 - 02:54 PM
Don Firth 02 Aug 09 - 02:51 PM
Rapparee 02 Aug 09 - 12:21 PM
John MacKenzie 02 Aug 09 - 10:36 AM
pdq 02 Aug 09 - 10:26 AM
greg stephens 02 Aug 09 - 09:48 AM
Micca 02 Aug 09 - 08:03 AM
greg stephens 02 Aug 09 - 07:18 AM
Matthew Edwards 02 Aug 09 - 06:21 AM
bubblyrat 02 Aug 09 - 05:51 AM
bubblyrat 02 Aug 09 - 05:40 AM
Georgiansilver 02 Aug 09 - 04:19 AM
Matthew Edwards 02 Aug 09 - 03:48 AM
Genie 02 Aug 09 - 01:23 AM
Don Firth 02 Aug 09 - 01:03 AM
Songster Bob 01 Aug 09 - 10:38 PM
Rapparee 01 Aug 09 - 09:52 PM
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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: kendall
Date: 07 Dec 09 - 07:07 AM

Was it something I said?


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: kendall
Date: 06 Dec 09 - 08:02 AM

I love this stuff!

Three Groins in the Fountain.

In honor of beastiality:

Something in the way she moos.
This Lamb is your lamb.


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Genie
Date: 13 Oct 09 - 02:31 PM

Hey, Caterpillar Wrestler, this one's a gem!

"Rumour mongering:-
Chat on a hot thin proof."

LOL


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Charley Noble
Date: 13 Oct 09 - 01:30 PM

And here's a set of not so traditional sea shanties:


Bowling Down to Old Maui

Made in Amsterdam

High Barbeque

Cheerily,
Charley Noble


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Mr Happy
Date: 07 Aug 09 - 07:44 AM

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocile!

Who will buy my blood red plasma?

Mary Poppups

Jumping Jack Splash


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Mr Happy
Date: 07 Aug 09 - 07:32 AM

Bride over troubled water

Old McDonald had a bath

Whisky in the breathalyser

Ring a ring o'i-phones

Here we go gathering cash in May

Paddy McGinty's boat

Moanin' in the gloamin'


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Rapparee
Date: 06 Aug 09 - 11:06 AM

Pants your wagon
Slawhide
The Last Weekend
The Lust Weekend
Please don't eat Miss Daisy
Wear of the Worlds
On A Clear Day You Can See Her Ever
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad whirl


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Mr Happy
Date: 06 Aug 09 - 10:48 AM

Come by, arr [possibly a sheepdog command?]

Nymphomaniacs & shepherds, come away

Little Brown Stool

In my Liveable Home

In my Liverpool Lou

All around my flap

Move over Dalek

Away with the manager

Lily the shrink

Underneath the arses

A whiter shade of pail

Piggy Sue

Rove on

You are my moonshine


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: GUEST,Black belt caterpillar wrestler
Date: 06 Aug 09 - 07:47 AM

Health and safety risk:-
Cart on a hot thin roof.

Rumour mongering:-
Chat on a hot thin proof.


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Jeanie
Date: 06 Aug 09 - 06:37 AM

"Pope Idol" - this was coined by my daughter the last time they were voting for a new Pontiff in Rome.

- jeanie


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Genie
Date: 06 Aug 09 - 01:16 AM

OK, trying to stick at least approximately to the guidelines for this game, I'll submit:

God Save The Viking

Moron River

Cover the Rainbow

That Old Black Maji

Puttin' On The Spritz

O Solemn Minor

Tom Drooley

Belly Up To The Barbie, Boys

A Taste of Honkey


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Mr Happy
Date: 05 Aug 09 - 11:48 AM

The first thing on my mind

Hello Polly

Jewellerfs banjos

The mild rover

False tights on the road

Sumer isnft icumen in

Whittling Rufus

Marmalade in the jar

Man of constant indecision

Inconsistent Billy

Nelly put the kettle on

Calmer chameleon

Feelinf gloomy

Me & Julian down by the schoolyard

Cook of the north

Sittinf on the Doc of the bay

Good morning Armenia, how are you?

Me & you & a dog named Bobby McGee


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Mr Happy
Date: 05 Aug 09 - 11:08 AM

Ifm getting divorced in the morning

Only 61

Green grow the rustics-oh!

I saw mommy kissing the man next door

A walk in the Black Forest Gateaux

Shefll be coming round the fountain

Shefll be coming round on the mountain

Show me the way to leave home

Throw another twig on the fire

Wild shepherds washed their smocks by night

Write on

Red is the nose

Letfs waltz again

The little potboiler

Farewell to the cold

Ashcan Farewell

Swing low, sweet pendulum

Roll me over in me pullover

Under the floorboards

Tittering in the chapel


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Mr Happy
Date: 05 Aug 09 - 10:31 AM

Tie me bungalow down, sport!

On the trail of the lonesome pike

Unpleasant & frightful


A-Raving

One man went to Mold

Wink to me only [with thine eyes!!]

Nothumberland Gap

My old man's a chiropodist

No particular place to come

I know an old lady who swallowed a pint

With her leg tucked underneath her arm

Mrs Fanny Craddock


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Genie
Date: 05 Aug 09 - 04:49 AM

Shave The Last Dane for Me


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Skivee
Date: 05 Aug 09 - 02:59 AM

David O Selznick's "The Longest Dane"

Bad Day At Black Sox Spencer Tracy tries to solve the mystery of things that disappear. pen caps, hungers, his arm etc.

"STAR WARES" Episode 7- The ReMerchandizing"


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Charley Noble
Date: 04 Aug 09 - 04:10 PM

These are some real CD titles that have floated across my desk as I recall them:

LIFE OF BRINE - Sea Shanties and Forebitters by the Roaring Forties of Sydney, Australia

BREAKING WIND - Sea Music from the Harry Browns of Bristol (UK)

BLOW BOYS BLOW - Sea Shanties and Forebitters by A.L. Lloyd and Ewan MacColl

And it's "Forebitters" not "Forebiters"

Cheerily,
Charley Noble


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Genie
Date: 04 Aug 09 - 01:08 PM

And, from the hit musical "Liver!":

As Long As He Kneads Me (ode to a tomcat)
As Long As She Knees Me (ode to women who thwart men's unwanted advances)
As Long As He Needles Me (ode to a heckler)


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 04 Aug 09 - 12:27 PM

The Bleach!
Coastaway!
Goldflinger!
The Man with the Golden Gunk!


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Charley Noble
Date: 04 Aug 09 - 11:49 AM

What fun!

Then there's:

The Prefect Storm

Not to mention

The Perfect Torn

Cheerily,
Charley Noble


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Skivee
Date: 04 Aug 09 - 03:38 AM

I dream of Eugenie
Okrahoma
The Sound Of Muzac
The Spirt of St. Louis
Andy Hall
Anacondom


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Genie
Date: 03 Aug 09 - 03:17 PM

From the musical "Pants Your Wagoner":

I Was Born Under A Wondering Stag

They Call The Window Marcia


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Genie
Date: 03 Aug 09 - 12:08 PM

or, what's becoming more common and severe out here in Seattle and Portland:
West Side Storm


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Don Firth
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 11:41 PM

And we mustn't forget the movie they made of Leonard Bernstein's musical about the London politician:

West Side Tory

Don Firth


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Genie
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 11:34 PM

I lurve the "Great Expectorations," Skivee! lol

BTW, there was a gay porn flic called "Shaving Ryan's Privates" -- or so I hear.


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Skivee
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 09:51 PM

12 Hungry Men
Silence of the Clams
North By Southwest
All About Steve (1950)
Batman Beguines
Saving Private Rain (a perverse fetish film)
The Life of Brain
Trainstopping
Goy Story ( in a double bill with "Jews")
The Uncredibles
Great Expectorations


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: pdq
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 08:51 PM

There actually was a major league baseball player who made enough errors to merit the nickname Dr. Strangeglove.


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Genie
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 08:13 PM

Well, Alice, as Greg Stephens suggested, we should probably stick with either addind or subtracting a small number of letters (preferably one or two). Otherwise it becomes just another puns and spoonerisms thread. But it's true some of the "cheating" posts have been pretty funny.

G


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Genie
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 08:07 PM

And to leave that category, we could add:

A song for ailurophiles: The Manx I Love

Then for the nattily attired geezer, there's:
Senior Dons Gators
or
Seniors Don Gators

For the apiary: How Can I Keep From Stinging?

Partial ingredients for salsa for big party: Gallon Deli Cielantro
(OK, I cheated. I added 4 letters to the last word. Sue me.)


For an Irish ass: Galway Bray

Or, your basic Irish pop love song:   Galway Baby

What horticulturists wear in the south seas: The Garden Sarong

And the stuff of a potential new horror flic: The Garden Where The Praties Growl

Or, after a nuclear plant meltdown: The Garden Where The Praties Glow

Name for a new herbicide: Go Down, Mosses

Tribute to a famous hairstylist or to a famous author: Gracias A La Vidal

What the Baptists in Louisiana serve at their church barbecue: Gospel Shrimp

And this one's inevitable if you have a parrot or budgie: The Great Specked Birdcage
(OK, I added 4 letters again. Tried to stop myself, but I'm weak.)

G


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Alice
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 07:59 PM

hmmm..... I see the original rules for this thread game no longer apply.


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Genie
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 07:55 PM

Speaking of "F---," Don, it seems this thread has started to take a turn towards the kinky:

Bound For Gloria ( B and D?)
Dr Stranglelove (erotic asphyxiation?)
The Goat Between (bestial menage a trois?)
Bitch Blanket Bingo (bestiality? wife-swapping?)
The painmaker (your garden variety sadist, of course)

Hmmmm ....


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Don Firth
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 02:54 PM

Sorry, Ingrid. I misspelled your name just above. Fumble fingers. . . .

Don Firth


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Don Firth
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 02:51 PM

Ingred Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, and Claude Rains in the forties classic, "Cozy Blanket."

Ingred Bergman also starred in that movie about the French girl who got real ticked off at the English, "Joan of Irk."

And Humphrey Bogart in that movie about sex on a Mediterranian island, "The Maltese F--"   No, don't think I'd better go there.

Don Firth


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Rapparee
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 12:21 PM

Hat on hot tin roof
The gas menagerie
The roofers
The painmaker
The postman only knocks up
Nut Rockne: All American
Sax
Bitch Blanket Bingo
Night of the living dud
The Lost Wee End
In the Water Font
On The Trail Of The Lonesome Whine


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 10:36 AM

Dr Stranglelove
Oh What a Lovely Wart
Mr Norris Changes Trainers
The Goat Between
The Big Sheep
The Outlaw Josey Whales
The Grape Escape
Hands Christian Anderson !
Torah Torah Torah
Some Like it Shot
Eastern Parade
Deep Threat
Bust Stop


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: pdq
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 10:26 AM

Seven Bridges Rode...a story about the Sea Hunt star and family trying their hand at ranching


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: greg stephens
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 09:48 AM

Pint Bank


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Micca
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 08:03 AM

Startgate
Field of drams
To Halve and halve not
The Severn Samurai
Sparktacus
Repot man
The Alamost
Grosse Point Blanket
The Hunt for Fred October


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: greg stephens
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 07:18 AM

Well it's geting very fanciful, but I think it's more interesting to stick to the original poster's challenge. Add a letter or two to the original title. (and I think subsequently modified to taking away a letter or two)
Once you can take away any letters you like, and replace them with any other letters, the transformations can get out of hand. Though possibly funnier!


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Matthew Edwards
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 06:21 AM

Thanks bubblyrat. I could be getting confused here but didn't Steamboat also write a tribute to that one-handed celebration of American onanism 'Portnoy's Complaint' titled The Grips of Roth?

Besides John Hardly which I mentioned above, John and Alan Lowax also recorded the great African American folk singer Hudie Ledbiter in the immortal, but much misunderstood, song Goodnight Irony.

Matthew


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: bubblyrat
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 05:51 AM

Actually, Matthew,I think you are confusing your John Steinway titles. You refer,I assume,to his novel about Teutonic porcelain manufacturers, " Of Meissen Men " ? Also,you seem to have confused one of your other titles with Chef Rick Steinberg's great work,or wok,even, about Biblical bickerings between Orpah and her sister,"The Gripes Of Ruth".


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: bubblyrat
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 05:40 AM

Sorry,Joe------but it does seem to be quite popular,doesn't it ??


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 04:19 AM

The Wind Cannot Breed.
The Hill Drivers.
True Grin.
Roaster Cogburn.
The Wicked Man.
Mice Round the Daffodils.


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Matthew Edwards
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 03:48 AM

Alice, "The Grapes of Wraith" :-) Very nice, but aren't you thinking of the novel by the Nobel prize winner John Stainbeck about the angry sex pest:-
The Gropes of Wrath.

He also wrote that very moving story about a union organiser in a sausage factory Of Mince And Men.
His great family saga about a bakery Yeast of Eden was filmed starring a broody James Bean as a doughboy in his last film before his tragic early death.
However I've always liked his rather under rated travelogue about his epic truck journey through Lancashire with an incontinent poodle, Travails with Chorley.

Micca, thanks for Plane Wreck at Los Gateaux, but remember Woddy's magnificent plaintive line "They were only divorcees.". He also deserves credit for his great love song Bound For Gloria.

Matthew


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Genie
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 01:23 AM

And Bugs Bunny sings "I Dream of Jeannie, she's a light brown hare ... "


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Don Firth
Date: 02 Aug 09 - 01:03 AM

Star Warts
Star Truck

And that monumental trilogy about hockey:
Lord of the Rinks

Don Firth


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Songster Bob
Date: 01 Aug 09 - 10:38 PM

How about Stephen Foster?

Gentile Arnie
Old Slack Joe (the Viagra Song)
I Dream of Jeannie with the Light Brown Hairs
Hard Times, Come Again So Sore (the Viagra Answer Song)
Old Forks At Home (the joys of your own silverware)

Other composers:

Grandfather's Cock (a chicken, you dirty-minded clod)
Dixie's Gland
Dix Island
Home, Sweat Home


That's all I can think of just now.

Bob


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Rapparee
Date: 01 Aug 09 - 09:52 PM

The longest bray
The Gords must be crazy
In Hams Way
She wore a bellows ribbon
The Buns of Navarrone
The Bait Escape
Zorba the Geek
The Loathed One
The Mastic Christian
Star Wares
Star Trek: The Wrath of Can


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 01 Aug 09 - 09:14 PM

A Night to Dismember


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Subject: RE: Seven Bridges For Seven Brothers
From: Genie
Date: 01 Aug 09 - 08:41 PM

Blowing In The MInd

The Waiter Is Wide

Or, for those pesky huge horseflies: The Swatter Is Wide

For vegans: It Ain't Meat, Babe


For computer nerds: Go 'Way From My Windows

The song of the lonely shepherd: If Not For Ewes

Cradle-robbers' song: If Not For Youth


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