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Monday, 7 December 2009
Marlene Dietrich - a fair Kopf, but what's all the Fu? about?
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H/t Clark in the comments to my last Marlene Dietrich interlude.

Kopf. Fuß. Bis.
Kopf. Fuß. Bis.
Und so fort.
Und so weiter.

What is thiß that roareth thuß?
Can it be a motorbuß?

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Posted on 12/07/2009 2:55 PM by Mary Jackson
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9 Dec 2009
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Last Words
Or: Dozy Hints
 
 
"Wotev-ah. Who gives a toß?"
 
Golly Oski, you don't have to tell me twice. -No,  -wait - Speak, Digital Memory:
"Whoever, natch. Wash your mouth out. Whatever. For ever."
-She already did; not to worry, though; I'll go quie- gasp - choke - wheeze -  Aaarrrggghhhhhhhhhh......

 



8 Dec 2009
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Footnote me as "old, slow and stupid" along with reactionry.
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Wotev-ah. Who gives a to??


8 Dec 2009
Clark

I concede that this early version better presents the song.

The only justification for the other , beyond an occasion to scoff  at overthetop Hollywood, is the more mature voice.



8 Dec 2009
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Auld Langsam
Or: Dense, Blather, Repeat
 
 
Bis? Bis? Ach so!  Now I geddit!  Mary can stick a feather or phallus Phalacrocoracidae in her cap and call it macaronic.  Don't knock einmal 'til you've tried it. Footnote me as "old, slow and stupid" along with reactionry.
 
- Ibid Warraq
 


7 Dec 2009
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Thus Sprach Balthuß
 
 Before your Cousin Willy was thrown under the Motorbuß, Germany was head over heels (see "pile driver") in love with his "Küche, Kirche, Kinder und immer barfuß"
 
- Balthuß