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Forum: SLC 04 January 2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By ChasFink
It's great you got an answer, but I'm kind of...

It's great you got an answer, but I'm kind of bummed the S.P.E.B.Q.S.A. shortened its name. Next thing you know they'll be banning straw hats and bow ties!
Forum: Fun House 03 January 2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 901
Posted By ChasFink
That was perfection. Milana Vayntrub is always...

That was perfection. Milana Vayntrub is always great at parodying bimbo stereotypes.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 28 December 2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,438
Posted By ChasFink
Is there any reason you need the combo unit? A...

Is there any reason you need the combo unit? A serviceable range and microwave can be had for less than a quarter of that, and if you need a wall mount oven it shouldn't be much more.
Forum: Amusement Bark 27 December 2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By ChasFink
I think I've mentioned this before, but I hate...

I think I've mentioned this before, but I hate the premature nature of these "in memoriam" pieces - they're produced and shown right before Christmas, rather than after New Year's Day. Consequently,...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 27 December 2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,438
Posted By ChasFink
Flame The not-so-old oven in our apartment was having...

The not-so-old oven in our apartment was having the problem of wildly varying temperatures for a few months, then it died completely. It might have been the thermostat or whatever actually lights the...
Forum: SLC 24 December 2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 105,868
Posted By ChasFink
A couple of days ago I saw a man on a bicycle...

A couple of days ago I saw a man on a bicycle dressed as Buddy, the elf from Elf. He wasn't advertising anything.
Forum: Amusement Bark 24 December 2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,191
Posted By ChasFink
Crash Ding Dong Merrily On High...

Ding Dong Merrily On High (https://www.carols.org.uk/ding_dong_merrily_on_high.htm)
Finnish, Urdu, Basque, Spanish, Esperanto

Ding Dong is glad,
In life, watch watches:
Ding Dong! Really sky...
Forum: Amusement Bark 24 December 2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,191
Posted By ChasFink
Icon106 The Coventry Carol via French, Japanese, German,...

The Coventry Carol via French, Japanese, German, Punjabi, Yoruba, Amharic, and Polish:

Lowell, Russell, your son,
Lets say that
Small children,
Author, Lilly

What should my girlfriend do?...
Forum: Amusement Bark 24 December 2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,191
Posted By ChasFink
Soapbox Ain't it the truth!

Ain't it the truth!
Forum: Amusement Bark 21 December 2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,191
Posted By ChasFink
Since this thread is about interpreting Christmas...

Since this thread is about interpreting Christmas songs, I present the very intriguing interpretation of "Silent Night" by Mr. Herbert Buckingham Khaury, a.k.a. Tiny Tim. His version of an Elvis-like...
Forum: Amusement Bark 21 December 2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By ChasFink
I think AI could do a better job of putting...

I think AI could do a better job of putting together informative and accurate articles than most of these clickbait sites.
Forum: Amusement Bark 21 December 2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,191
Posted By ChasFink
Icon106 I use Google. Here's The Carol of the Bells...

I use Google.

Here's The Carol of the Bells (https://www.carols.org.uk/carol-of-the-bells.htm) via Javanese, Bosnian, Kyrgyz, Finnish, Japanese, and French:

HARK, why is ringing?
Sweet silver...
Forum: Amusement Bark 18 December 2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,191
Posted By ChasFink
Israel A little late, but here's "Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah"...

A little late, but here's "Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah" from English through Xhosa, Frisian, Hindi, Arabic, Mongolian, Esperanto and back again. (The version I used had an extraneous "Oh" at the beginning...
Forum: SLC 16 December 2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 105,868
Posted By ChasFink
Yow! At a supermarket today I saw one of those...

At a supermarket today I saw one of those "complete meal in a drink" products. Nothing odd about that, except the brand name disturbed me.

https://i.imgur.com/gcJkQc8.jpg

It came in several...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 December 2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,191
Posted By ChasFink
Icon84 A dental lament (including seldom heard opening...

A dental lament (including seldom heard opening verse) through Geman, Zulu, Irish, Haitian Creole, Italian, and Mongolian.

Everybody looked at me.
These can also be seen either.
Who knows about...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 December 2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,191
Posted By ChasFink
But remember, Epithet is preferred.

But remember, Epithet is preferred.
Forum: Amusement Bark 12 December 2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,191
Posted By ChasFink
Icon103 "Nuttin' for Christmas", via Yiddish, Uzbek, &...

"Nuttin' for Christmas", via Yiddish, Uzbek, & Lao

I do not have Gastina Nuttin for Christmas. My mother and father are crazy.
I'm not "Nuttin" for "Christmas".

I killed John's head; Some saw...
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 December 2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,191
Posted By ChasFink
Cowboy From one of my favorite Christmas albums,...

From one of my favorite Christmas albums, "Christmas on the Ponderosa" by the cast of Bonanza, is Little Joe's "Santa Got Lost in Texas (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhRgashkZF8)"....
Forum: Amusement Bark 10 December 2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,191
Posted By ChasFink
It looks like the Halloween trend of "sexy"...

It looks like the Halloween trend of "sexy" costumes (sexy cop, sexy nurse, sexy Spider-Man) has spilled over into Christmas.
Forum: Amusement Bark 10 December 2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,191
Posted By ChasFink
Icon05 Where's everyone else today? "We are Santa's...

Where's everyone else today?

"We are Santa's Elves" - Thai/Azerbaijani/Greek/Urdu/Finnish/English

and Hhohho
and Hhohho
We are a virgin virgin.

We are Santa Elves,
Keep enough food
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 December 2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By ChasFink
I think that's more than they cost at the time.

I think that's more than they cost at the time.
Forum: Amusement Bark 10 December 2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,191
Posted By ChasFink
Icon106 After going through Swahili, Polish, and Swedish...

After going through Swahili, Polish, and Swedish "Baby, It's Cold Outside" doesn't sound nearly as objectionable as some are now saying:

(I can not stay)
But darling, that's good
(I have to...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 December 2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By ChasFink
United States I remember Agnew. It was his case that taught me...

I remember Agnew. It was his case that taught me the term nolo contendere. I remember a few years after he resigned he appeared on Tom Snyder's Tomorrow show, with the understanding that there were...
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 December 2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,191
Posted By ChasFink
Icon106 We've already had a not-quite-Christmas song from...

We've already had a not-quite-Christmas song from The Sound of Music, so let's see how the names of the notes on the scale (Do, Re, Mi...) do on their journey through lands where Vietnamese,...
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 December 2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,191
Posted By ChasFink
Bravo on that one, Brad. It sounds like when...

Bravo on that one, Brad. It sounds like when computers try to write poetry, but it scans nicer.


I always joke to myself that Carol should get the heck off the spinet so someone could play a...
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