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#205150 - 03/13/12 09:56 PM speaking of mangling [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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Registered: 08/06/01
Posts: 5178
Loc: Worcester, MA

The time I spent pond'ring "reflection" and "reface" -
There must be a way to work in the word "preface"
...Or maybe Bette Midler
...No, think of a fiddler:
The violin player we call Jascha Heface!


(Actually, I know a guy with that last name who actually pronounces it this way. Although he spells it "Heafitz" instead.)



Old musician's joke:
Overheard at Jascha Heifitz' debut - at age 16 - in a very hot and very-much-un-air-conditioned Carnegie Hall, 1917:
-- violinist Mischa Elman, mopping his brow: "Hot in here, isn't it?"
-- Artur Rubinstein: "Not for pianists!"

(It might even be not true. Many Most versions attribute it to the pianist Leopold Godowski. I've even seen one with Josef Hofmann. But it's more self-explanatory with Rubinstein...)


And where, you say, is "reflection" in all this? Why of course, that's the time I spent pondering.


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#205155 - 03/14/12 10:25 PM evidence? [Re: wofahulicodoc]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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ACQUITTAL - ADMISSIBLE

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#205156 - 03/15/12 01:59 AM Re: evidence? [Re: wofahulicodoc]
jenny jenny Offline
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Loc: Lower Aberdeen, Mississippi
Here's mine, wofahulicodoc...

ACQUITTAL - ADMISSIBLE

He robbed the Widow's Pension Fund he left then very little
He burned to ground an orphanage while he played his fiddle
Said the Judge, a lawyer too,
"He's a lawyer, that's what we do"
naturalia non sunt turpia* is admissible, I rule acquittal" smile

* what is natural is not dirty


Edited by jenny jenny (03/15/12 02:08 AM)

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#205157 - 03/15/12 02:39 AM Re: evidence? [Re: wofahulicodoc]
Tromboniator Offline
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Registered: 05/10/10
Posts: 851
Loc: Alaska
The jury can't vote for acquittal, for
The victim's still in the hospital! Gor!
The evidence admissible
Is patently risible,
Defendant's a clone of A. Hitalor!

OTHERWISE–OUT

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#205159 - 03/15/12 07:27 AM Invalid [Re: Tromboniator]
Rhubarb Commando Offline
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Registered: 11/13/11
Posts: 1074
Loc: Lancaster, UK
I'm housebound - I cannot go out
I just lounge in the house like a lout -
Although my dear Mother, wise,
Urges me otherwise -
I'm suffering badly from the gout!

FREEZER - FRET
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#205161 - 03/15/12 11:26 AM Re: Invalid [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
jenny jenny Offline
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Loc: Lower Aberdeen, Mississippi
A chert road in Tuscaloosa is named Shiver de Freezer
On a oak tree at it's end was hung Shiver de freezer
Sheriff Earl paid Shiver a dollar to vote
Shiver being Shiver votes the other bloke
Earl's horse dragged Shiver down to the oak;
Fret no more for Shiver de Freezer

Addendum: I didn't offer the two new game words earlier because this entry wasn't exactly in accord with the spirit of the rules and I hoped one of you would post your own rhyme using FRET and FREEZER. My own offering is a vanity piece because I wanted to encyclical this verbal bit of Tuscaloosa County folklore and/or history.

INLAW - INNUENDO


Edited by jenny jenny (03/16/12 01:50 PM)

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#205265 - 03/26/12 10:11 PM in-law - innuendo [Re: jenny jenny]
jenny jenny Offline
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Oh my, I guess I'll have to play with myself.

My in-law is not my cousin, my ma, my pa, or aunt
Not uncle/ nephew/ niece, and certainly not a Saint
'cause,
In bed we play Nintendo
Which is an innuendo
Now tell me who my in-law is; I've told you those who ain't smile

Edit: The answer to this riddle is wife-in-law or husband-in-law whichever reflects your situation. Blood kin are not supposed to marry, even those deep in the mountains of Mississippi. smile


Edited by jenny jenny (03/29/12 09:48 AM)

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#205266 - 03/26/12 10:49 PM Re: in-law - innuendo [Re: jenny jenny]
Tromboniator Offline
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Registered: 05/10/10
Posts: 851
Loc: Alaska
Sorry, jj, I started on it right after you posted, then life got really hectic.

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#205268 - 03/27/12 06:21 AM Re: in-law - innuendo [Re: Tromboniator]
Rhubarb Commando Offline
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Registered: 11/13/11
Posts: 1074
Loc: Lancaster, UK
My apols, jj - I didn't pick up on your edit, adding the next words!

Here's my effort

Not just one innuendo about me was cast
But many, indeed they came out thick and fast;
But my trusty old chain saw
Divided my ma in-law
And character slurs were a thing of the past


COUCHETTE - COUNTER
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I'm immortal until proven otherwise

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#205288 - 03/29/12 11:01 AM COUCHETTE - COUNTER [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
jenny jenny Offline
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Posts: 1554
Loc: Lower Aberdeen, Mississippi
Darn, Rhube, you write so tightly. I am almost ashamed to follow your act...almost.

Pulling drawers and tagging toes in a morgue is happiness
You meet such intresting people - postmortemly, I confess
But I wanted to travel
Mysteries to unravel
You know, like a couchette counter on the Orient Express.

Oh well. frown

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