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October 14th, 2005
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My dad and I make up silly songs...
...just ask prettypammie...I was doing a riff on "She'll be comin' round the mountain," regarding the impending arrival of the garbage collectors. Dad helped me finish a difficult line.

I said, we're a regular "Gilbert & Sullvian." He heard "Dilbert & Sullivan." I replied pretty swiftly, "that might be pretty apt, for us." His rejoinder, "I'll take Sullivan." Me, shaking my head, "I knew you would."

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From:owenthomas
Date:October 14th, 2005 03:09 pm (UTC)
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I love Dad!
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From:gnomi
Date:October 14th, 2005 03:31 pm (UTC)
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I, too, come from a silly-song family. It's confusing to some people sometimes that I have a song for, say, finding the measuring cups. But I think it's a good thing. :-)
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From:songwind
Date:October 14th, 2005 03:58 pm (UTC)
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My father had a yearly tradition of writing full-length adaptations of Christmas poems or songs for a while. From which we got, "A visit from Bubba Claus," "A Few of My Favorite Kinks" and other gems.
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From:happypete
Date:October 15th, 2005 03:22 am (UTC)

Most excellent!

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Sounds like a good guy.
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