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Old 25 July 2017, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by GenYus234 View Post
Do you really want to piss off rabid, mutant, killer hummingbirds by suggesting they are inferior?
Cure them with some Miracle Spring Water!
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Old 25 July 2017, 01:07 PM
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I don't mind it but can someone explain to me why a singer would pronounce mountain as mountain with the "tain" pronounced to rhyme with rain? It grates on me every time.
That appears to be Anthony Newley singing the song (he's the guy who actually wrote it in 1961) rather than the perhaps-better-known Matt Monro version. Anthony Newley was from Hackney so it's an exaggerated-for-stage-purposes version of his real 1960s north-east London accent, I'd say.

Here's Matt Monro's version which is far less annoying. It's actually not a bad song when sung with a decent voice.

(eta) Or Sammy Davis Jr. if you prefer.
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Old 25 July 2017, 11:22 PM
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Those KFC ads with the deeply tanned "Extra Crispy" colonel are starting to creep me out a bit.

In addition, those two lamebrains from the Sonic ads are really starting to get on my nerves.
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