Help with Howl: Rugby, Welshisms and saucepans

Gili Bar-Hillel gbhillel at netvision.net.il
Thu Mar 17 05:42:29 EST 2005


  My favorite couplet of all:

  > But when he wasd cleaning Venus
  > He slipped and broke his elbow.

  Ah, the mark of a true drinking song.


  >  You learn such a lot on this list!

  Indeed!

    > Message date : Mar 17 2005, 10:05 AM
    > From : "Gili Bar-Hillel"
    > To : dwj at suberic.net
    > Copy to :
    > Subject : RE: Help with Howl: Rugby, Welshisms and saucepans
    > Oooh, and look what Google's dug up, though I still don't know what
the tune
    > is (warning, it's quite a smutty little drinking song):
    >
    > Oh, I got an Aunty Sissy,
    > And she's only got one titty,
    > But it's very long and pointed,
    > And the nipple's double jointed.
    >
    > Chorus
    > Did you ever see,
    > Did you ever see,
    > Did you ever see,
    > Such a funny thing before.
    >
    > I've got a cousin Daniel,
    > And he's got a cocker spaniel,
    > If you tickled 'im in the middle,
    > He would lift his leg and piddle.
    >
    > Oh, I've got a cousin Rupert,
    > He plays outside half for Newport,
    > They think so much about him,
    > That they always play without him.
    >
    > Oh, I've got a cousin Anna,
    > And she's got a grand piana,
    > And she'd 'ammer, 'ammer, 'ammer,
    > Till the neighbors say "God damn her."
    >
    > Oh, I've got a brother Mike,
    > Who rides a motor bike,
    > He can get from here to Gower,
    > In a quarter of an hour.
    >
    >
    > *********
    >
    > We should definitely add this one to our DWJ singalong, right after
"Nine
    > Ferrets in a Bottle"
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: owner-dwj at suberic.net [mailto:owner-dwj at suberic.net]On Behalf Of
    > Juliette Curtis
    > Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2005 3:18 AM
    > To: dwj at suberic.net
    > Subject: Re: Help with Howl: Rugby, Welshisms and saucepans
    >
    >
    > "They think so much about me that they always play without me" might
    > come from a song. I know a song with a similar phrase, but since I
    > learned it as a child I don't know whether it is a soccer song or
    > whether my wording is exactly right. It has a very soccer flavour,
    > though. It's called "Cosher Bailey".
    >
    > Ahem.
    >
    > Here goes.
    >
    >
    >
    > Cosher Bailey drove a train
    > And it was a dreadful strain
    > For according to its power
    > Only went 5 miles an hour.
    > (chorus)
    > Was you never saw,
    > Was you never saw,
    > Was you never saw
    > Such a funny thing before.
    >
    > On the night run down from Gower
    > She reached 18 miles an hour
    > As she whistled though the station
    > Boy she startled half the nation.
    > (chorus)
    >
    > And his younger brother Keith
    > He plays scrum back half for Leith
    > And they think so much about him
    > That they always play without him.
    > (chorus)
    >
    > And his younger sister Anna
    > She would play the grand piana
    > She went 'ammer 'ammer 'ammer
    > Blooming 'ammer 'ammer 'ammer.
    > (chorus)
    >
    >
    >
    > Oh I enjoyed that :-)
    >
    > Juliette
    >
    >
    >
    >
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