The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #9590   Message #922412
Posted By: Giac
31-Mar-03 - 08:44 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Coplas (Kingston Trio)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Coplas (Kingston Trio)
belfast --

The accent they used for that line was Asian.

The university referred to was UCLA (University of California at Los Angeles), but L is a difficult consonant for that culture, so in this song they spoofed the common oral substitution of R for L.

(Hope I didn't only further muddy the water -- we may have to speak it soon.)