Some seasonal filk

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Some seasonal filk

Postby Dave » Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:17 pm

I have a confession and an apology to make.

Years ago, I made a pun in the comments section of a Wapsi Square strip. (I realize that most of you will be shocked by this).

After being fairly judged, and condemned to death-by-suffocation in the Pun Jar for my crime... I punned again. I insisted on the singing of a particular hymn at my wake.

I really do feel that I need to apologize, in that I didn't provide the Gentle Readers with the full libretto of the hymn. As the Christmas season is here I thought I should correct that. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find an official copy of the lyrics anywhere... I suspect that MIB may have erased the online versions, after an enraged mob burned the last of the palimpsests.

So, I've had to try to recall it from memory. I think what follows is close to correct (for some strange values of "correct", that is).

Punsters, We Have Seen Them Try

♫ Punsters, we have seen them try
♫ twisting words 'till brains do fry.
♫ Shaggy-dog tales lurking near,
♫ snarling Pun Jar they must fear.

♫ Glooooooooooria, an asphyxis day, oh!
♫ Glooooooooooria, an asphyxis daaaaaay, oh!

♫ Twisted jokers, brilliant fools,
♫ double meanings are their tools.
♫ Warpéd humor they do bear,
♫ There's no pun that they won't dare.

♫ Glooooooooooria, an asphyxis day, oh!
♫ Glooooooooooria, an asphyxis daaaaaay, oh!

♫ In the Pun Jar they must go,
♫ Verbal peace we soon shall know.
♫ Jar them up and seal the lid.
♫ Of their jokes we'll soon be rid.

♫ Glooooooooooria, an asphyxis day, oh!
♫ Glooooooooooria, an asphyxis daaaaaaaaaaaay, oh!


Now, imagine this as it's properly supposed to be sung: by Ted Cassidy.
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Re: Some seasonal filk

Postby Atomic » Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:04 am

I'm not sure if that deep, resonant, rhythmic sound is the Pun Jar tapping it's metaphorical foot to keep time, or the rising bile as it readies to surge towards you!
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Re: Some seasonal filk

Postby Typeminer » Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:39 am

Ted Cassidy could sing? Sadly, I'm at my dad's place, and HughesNet is too slow for casual YouTubing. Must check that out when I get home.

Last verse of that filk is most droll. There ain't enough brain bleach, Dave. *Salute* :mrgreen:
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Re: Some seasonal filk

Postby DinkyInky » Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:13 am

Dave, how about some seasonably appropriate filk(that way I can wind up the bard{Shneekey} and get him to make some new Holiday filk because I'm bored) please and thank you?
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