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Consider: The catchphrase of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has the same
meter as the word Hallelujah. Anyone care to join me in the Kowabunga
Chorus?

Also seasonally themed is the fact that Lewis Carroll's poem "Jabberwocky"
can be sung to "Greensleeves."

Gregory Gadow
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-----Original Message-----
From: Constructed Languages List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
Behalf Of Gary Shannon
Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 2:00 PM
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Subject: Re: [CONLANG] OT: Gunga Din lyrics

OMG! It even works with the "Beverly Hillbillies" theme!

--- On Wed, 10/15/08, David J. Peterson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:


> Want to make it worse?  Emily Dickinson's poems can also
> be
> sung to the theme song of Gilligan's Island.
> 
> -David
> >
> > Because I could not stop for Death,
> > He kindly stopped for me;
> > The carriage held but just ourselves
> > And Immortality.

And then one day he was shooting at some food,
When up from the ground came bubbling crude,
Oil that is.

--gary