|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org » Forums » General Topics » Wordplay and fun » Register User Forum List Calendar Active Topics Search FAQ
#37117 - 08/08/01 12:41 PM Chil__
Loc: Portland, Oregon
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.
#37118 - 08/08/01 04:29 PM
#37119 - 08/09/01 04:31 AM Re: Chil__
Loc: Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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
#37120 - 08/09/01 06:55 AM Canadian Musicians
> 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
Forum Stats 8681 Members
Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members efghij606896, Sunny Jim, Mercur10, opqrst254987, cdefgh681278
8681 Registered Users
Who's Online 0 registered (), 25 Guests and 7 Spiders online. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
wofahulicodoc 69 LukeJavan8 57 endymion6 44 jenny jenny 24 Tromboniator 18 Faldage 8 Jackie 8 olly 6 GHCabrera 3 tsuwm 2
March Su M Tu W Th F Sa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Board Rules · Mark all read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top
Disclaimer: Wordsmith.org is not responsible for views expressed on this site. Use of this forum is at your own risk and liability - you agree to hold Wordsmith.org and its associates harmless as a condition of using it.
Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat
© 2014 Wordsmith