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#37117 - 08/08/01 12:41 PM Chil__
Fiberbabe Offline
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by asides: why are there so many bleedin' spellings of 'chili', 'chile'!)

This puts me in mind of a song by Moxy Fruvous, a Canadian band Hi Bean! with the same sort of gift for wordplay as their countrymen, the Barenaked Ladies. In a MF song called "The Kids' Song", they intone:

My name is Gabby and I just got here from Chile,
I like Canada except that it is chilly,
I met Premier Bob Ray, and he ain't no Pinochet,
My mother makes a spicy bowl of chili!

Cheap rhymes. Always cracks me up.


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#37118 - 08/08/01 04:29 PM
Max Quordlepleen Offline
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#37119 - 08/09/01 04:31 AM Re: Chil__
rodward Offline
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Cheap rhymes. Always cracks me up - says Fiberbabe

I don't think I have posted this one before, apologies if I have.

When they catch a chinchilla in Chile
They shave off its beard wile-nile
With a sharp razor blade
Just to say that they've made
A Chilean chinchilla's chin chile

Rod


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#37120 - 08/09/01 06:55 AM Canadian Musicians
belligerentyouth Offline
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> a Canadian band with the same sort of gift for wordplay as their countrymen, the Barenaked Ladies

Then I'm sure you've heard of the Canadian band called ...

The Winona Ryders


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