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I really kind of hate Neil Gaiman ever since he pointed out that you could sing 'Greensleeves' to the tune of 'Yakity Yak.'

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beccavox From: beccavox Date: August 4th, 2008 03:07 am (UTC) (linkage)
I hate my co-worker for pointing out that you can sing almost all of Emily Dickinson's poetry to "The Yellow Rose of Texas".

Now Neil Gaiman's on my list, too. ;P
annlarimer From: annlarimer Date: August 4th, 2008 03:09 am (UTC) (linkage)
YOu can also mix 'n match emily, Yellow Rose, the Gilligan's Island theme, and Amazing Grace.

You're welcome.
beccavox From: beccavox Date: August 4th, 2008 03:15 am (UTC) (linkage)
Now I have something new to share with my Intro to Lit students in the fall :)

On the down side, the Gilligan theme song has forever been ruined.


theodicy From: theodicy Date: August 4th, 2008 05:09 am (UTC) (linkage)
Yeah, you WOULD write them all out together like that, wouldn't you?

Yeah.

:shakes head: Some people got no sense of shame.
very_improbable From: very_improbable Date: August 4th, 2008 06:19 am (UTC) (linkage)
Also the Internationale, the Marseillaise, "House of the Rising Sun" and "Oh Susanna".
nerdork From: nerdork Date: August 4th, 2008 03:12 am (UTC) (linkage)
That is simultaneously horrible and brilliant.
laughingacademy From: laughingacademy Date: August 4th, 2008 05:39 am (UTC) (linkage)
*sings first verse, falls over laughing*

Sho nuff!

Omigod, if I ever find a karaoke place with "Yakity Yak" on the machine, I’m so doing this.
hawkmoth From: hawkmoth Date: August 4th, 2008 01:32 pm (UTC) (linkage)
Last Christmas, I heard a version of "Oh Little Town of Bethlehem" set to "The House of the Rising Sun."


Edited at 2008-08-04 01:33 pm (UTC)
jood From: jood Date: August 4th, 2008 03:34 pm (UTC) (linkage)

also

You can sing "The Chanukkah Song" to:

America the Beautiful
Addicted to Love
I've Got a Little List
All of Me
nitasee From: nitasee Date: August 4th, 2008 04:06 pm (UTC) (linkage)
I'm at once horrified and amused.

And pissed because I now have a "Yakity-Yak" earworm.
ymfaery From: ymfaery Date: August 12th, 2008 08:32 am (UTC) (linkage)
...

I could probably dredge up the appropriate levels of hatred if I could remember how "Yakity Yak" went. Oh well.
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