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Song Challenge! Part 19

Áine 28 Mar 00 - 09:24 AM
Hyperabid 28 Mar 00 - 09:42 AM
Amos 28 Mar 00 - 09:54 AM
Hyperabid 28 Mar 00 - 11:00 AM
GUEST,Mbo_at_ECU 28 Mar 00 - 11:06 AM
Amos 28 Mar 00 - 11:15 AM
Amos 28 Mar 00 - 11:16 AM
Hyperabid 28 Mar 00 - 11:20 AM
Áine 28 Mar 00 - 11:58 AM
MMario 28 Mar 00 - 12:04 PM
Bradypus 28 Mar 00 - 06:24 PM
Amos 28 Mar 00 - 09:11 PM
Barky 29 Mar 00 - 12:56 AM
Áine 29 Mar 00 - 09:19 AM
Mbo 29 Mar 00 - 10:37 AM
Hyperabid 29 Mar 00 - 10:56 AM
Homeless 29 Mar 00 - 10:59 AM
Áine 29 Mar 00 - 11:11 AM
Mbo 29 Mar 00 - 11:25 AM
Amos 29 Mar 00 - 01:40 PM
Bradypus 29 Mar 00 - 05:38 PM
Áine 29 Mar 00 - 07:03 PM
Kelida 29 Mar 00 - 10:03 PM
Mbo 29 Mar 00 - 10:19 PM
Eluned 29 Mar 00 - 10:44 PM
Uncle_DaveO 30 Mar 00 - 02:18 PM
Amos 30 Mar 00 - 02:28 PM
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Hyperabid 31 Mar 00 - 03:17 AM
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Áine 01 Apr 00 - 11:47 AM
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Áine 02 Apr 00 - 11:54 AM
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Subject: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Áine
Date: 28 Mar 00 - 09:24 AM

One More Time, Maestro!

This Challenge! idea comes from Mbo. Grab the phone and the number for the local emergency room -- Here we go --

I Want My Twinkie And I Want It Now! -- Biddeford, Maine, March 23 - Last week, panic began to spread through the Northwest United States as workers dumped loaves of bread off a loading dock during a strike at the Interstate Bakeries Corp. Why the bother? This strike of truck drivers prevented the delivery of Wonder Bread and other products, such as Twinkies, across the Northwest US. Wonder Bread, as every good American child knows, is that wonderful, sweet, doughy white bread that one can either ingest or, with a little spit or milk, make funny molded shapes with. When hardened, it makes fantastic projectiles for peashooters. Generations of American children grew up eating this bread, before the advent of wheat bread into a more health-conscious market. But the real panic was due to the shortage of Twinkies - the one food product that has been guaranteed by experts to survive a nuclear blast. An oblong, tan, mushy, cream-filled pastry so sweet that it has been known to rot teeth merely by being looked at, it is lusted after by all children and adults needing a quick sugar fix, and has been popular in the US for years, often imitated but never replaced in the soul of the country. To the relief of these Twinkie-deprived folks, the eight-day strike ended last Thursday. 'Right now, it sounds like everyone is going to get their Twinkies.' said Robert Piccone, president of Teamsters Local 340. Because of the strike, the company's Biddeford plant was shut down, putting 400 bakers out of work. On the picket line in Biddeford, where the drivers had put up a banner that said "Fort Twinkie" at their tarp-covered shelter, a cheer was raised when they heard the news that the strike was over.

Go for it, Challenge!rs!!


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Hyperabid
Date: 28 Mar 00 - 09:42 AM

I always wanted to be the first to get on the song thread...

Hyp ;-)


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Amos
Date: 28 Mar 00 - 09:54 AM

The Twinkie Union Song

(Tune: Which Side Are You On)
Click to Play

Come listen to my story
Come workers gather 'round,
Of how the loyal Union
Has brought the bosses down

    Roll the Teamsters, roll!
    Roll the Teamsters, roll!

The bosses would not care for  you
You needs they would not meet.
They cut  your hard-earned pensions
To feed on sugary treats.

    Roll, the Teamsters roll!
    Roll, the Teamsters, roll!

Their children grow up ugly
Their faces lined with fat!
While yours go lean and hungry
What do you think of that?

    Roll, the Teamsters roll!
    Roll, the Teamsters, roll!

Their children lived on Wonder Bread
While yours survive on grain
So we turned to te Union,
Saying it's time to rise again.

    Roll, the Teamsters roll!
    Roll, the Teamsters, roll!

The masters of the IBC
They thought they had it all
But when the truckers went on strike
Their sales began to fall.

    Roll, the Teamsters roll!
    Roll, the Teamsters, roll!

Their twinkies and their cupcakes
The food of rotten souls
They stacked up on the loading docks
With mouldy bread and rolls!

    Roll, the Teamsters roll!
    Roll, the Teamsters, roll!

The bosses could not hack it
The bastards had to fold
When they saw on the picket line
The Local's flag unfold

    Roll, the Teamsters roll!
    Roll, the Teamsters, roll!

So if you need a living wage
You'll know just what to do!
Stand up behind the Union,
And you'll get Twinkies too!

    Roll, the Teamsters roll!
    Roll, the Teamsters, roll!
 


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Hyperabid
Date: 28 Mar 00 - 11:00 AM

I guess I should explain some terminology a bit "E" numbers in the UK are used to denote flavourings and preservatives etc. used in food. Secondly I think cling-film may be called cling-wrap in the US. A short first effort admittedly having a go at a food I've never tasted – but then again it seems to be a national pastime over in the US so I couldn't resist joining in.

The object of my confection

To the tune of Candle in the Wind – E. John / B. Taupin
Goodbye E-15 - The colouring that makes you yellow
And to the preservative that keeps you fresh for years
Goodbye margarine - sugar, flower and nuclear waste
You see I finally found out how - you keep that just-baked taste

And it seems to me, industrial strife will make the twinkie addicts cringe
Never knowing the sound of cling-film before they bite in
And I might have liked to try one - but they don't sell them here
In the land of fried food - and dark-warm English beer

Ciao cholesterol – The time has come for celery
And maybe once again to show my face round at the gym
So-long sugar-fix – Maybe I should try some low fat food
Or even add some fibre to my dietary mix

And it seems to me, industrial strife will make the twinkie addicts cry
Never knowing the joy of whipped-cream pushing their pressure high
And I might have liked to try one - but it won't do no good
In the land where curry – is the most popular food

Hyp


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: GUEST,Mbo_at_ECU
Date: 28 Mar 00 - 11:06 AM

HA HA HA!!! Good one Hyp! Love yer stuff, man! Keep writing those great parodies!

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Amos
Date: 28 Mar 00 - 11:15 AM

Great work, Hyper -- I can here Elton moaning it out on the keys...spot on, m8!


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Amos
Date: 28 Mar 00 - 11:16 AM

Great work, Hyper -- I can hear Elton moaning it out on the keys...spot on, m8!


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Hyperabid
Date: 28 Mar 00 - 11:20 AM

It's a shame I do write "real" music too, but to my own tunes and arrangements etc. so no common frame of reference I'm afraid.

Hyp :-(


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Áine
Date: 28 Mar 00 - 11:58 AM

Amos -- Another masterpiece in the key of five minutes flat! I swear you're hacking into my computer . . . *BG*

Hyp -- LMAO!! I do believe we should enter your "Ciao cholesterol – The time has come for celery" in the 'Best Lines' thread . . . Geez, somebody pick me up off the floor!!

-- Áine


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: MMario
Date: 28 Mar 00 - 12:04 PM

BRAVO! *much applause*


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Bradypus
Date: 28 Mar 00 - 06:24 PM

'Goodbye Margarine' - I'll never hear Norma Jean again without thinking of this line - butter little reflection will show fat's fat. Let the good times cholesterol!


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Amos
Date: 28 Mar 00 - 09:11 PM

Bradypus, you better finish that song.


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Barky
Date: 29 Mar 00 - 12:56 AM

While I Wonder© of You (To the tune of All I Ask Of You from the Phantom of the Opera)


No more talk of Twinkies,
Forget them, they're all gone!
They've been,
thrown in the river,
by workers so suppressing.

I know you loved the Wonder bread.
I never knew someone,
So deeply amored of,
Some food that can be molded.

So say you'll eat with me each waking moment.
Say you'll stay and eat some other bread.
Say you need someone to guide you through this
Horrid lack of Twinkies.
Help me eat some other junk.

Say you'll share with me this soggy Wonder©,
Say you'll make me a giraffe.
This bread is so damn rubbery,
I don't think that I can chew..
My friend, that's all I can do.



OK, stretching the limits there, but it's alright!(Especially for 10 o'clock at night!)

~Barky


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Áine
Date: 29 Mar 00 - 09:19 AM

Great job, Barky!! Sorry I didn't see it earlier, but the tornado in town kept us busy here last night. I love the part about the giraffe. Way to go, girl!

-- Áine


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Mbo
Date: 29 Mar 00 - 10:37 AM

Uh-HUH! Classic, Barky! Glad to see we're all "Past the point of no...um, Twinkies!"

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Hyperabid
Date: 29 Mar 00 - 10:56 AM

I feel a certain disappointment that I've never at least tasted one of these "twin - quays"...?

Have I not lived?

Hyp ;-)


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Homeless
Date: 29 Mar 00 - 10:59 AM

Hyp - take a piece of plastic and shred it into small pieces. Wrap it in a sponge. Cover with liberally with sugar and a sprinkling of vanilla. Voila - you have the taste and texture of a Twinkie. I'd rather eat Spam.


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Áine
Date: 29 Mar 00 - 11:11 AM

Oh Homeless -- You've hit it right on the money! LMAO -- and I needed a good laugh after last night!

And dear Hyp -- You'll probably live a lot longer life for not having eaten one of these little darlins! But on the other hand, all those kiddies who grew up with Twinkies as the standard treat probably have had their insides permanently preserved . . . go figure. It's rumoured that there's not one single 'organic' ingredient in the things!

-- Áine (a now-reformed former Twinkie eater!)


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Mbo
Date: 29 Mar 00 - 11:25 AM

What about Hostess Snowballs? Remember that classic line from "Cheers"? Woody says "Look, Sam! They're bite-sized!" and stuffs the whole thing in his mouth! I love that!

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Amos
Date: 29 Mar 00 - 01:40 PM

Barky, that was first rate, gal! I can hear some operatic Superman bellowing it out on a dimly lit stage set to the Phantom!

Nice job!

A


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Bradypus
Date: 29 Mar 00 - 05:38 PM

This cross-cultural stuff is difficult. If the following is miles off beam, let me know. Never having seen a Twinkie, I'm flying blind on the original description.

To start with I thought it was a chocolate (candy) bar of some sort. This was partly due to a playground song from my daughters:
Twinkle, Twinkle, chocolate bar
What you say is what you are
If you say it back to me
You look like a chimpanzee
Twinkle, Twinkle, chocolate bar
What you say is what you are

Well, with that background, what else could I do ...

Star Treat

Twinkie, Twinkie, what a treat
What I always long to eat
Oblong, tan, with luscious filling
To eat you I'm always willing
Twinkie, Twinkie, lovely snack
To eat behind the dentist's back

Twinkie, Twinkie, creamy food
Always looks and tastes so good
Eat a Twinkie, dream of fairies
Who cares about dental caries
Twinkie, Twinkie, cream and goo
How I long to eat up you

When the truckers went on strike
I couldn't get the treat I like
Had to put my lust on hold
For the treat that's pure as gold
Twinkie, Twinkie, now you're back
I can have my favourite snack

Twinkie, Twinkie, what a treat
What I always long to eat
Oblong, tan with luscious filling
And you keep the dentist drilling
When I'm big, I still will think
How delicious was my twink!


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Áine
Date: 29 Mar 00 - 07:03 PM

Excellent flying while blind there, Bradypus!! You hit it on the nail -- my favourite line "How delicious was my twink!" -- oooohhhh, the imagery that conjures up in my sick little mind . . . he he he . . . want a twink little boy? You de man, Mr. B!

-- Áine


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Kelida
Date: 29 Mar 00 - 10:03 PM

Sorry I was gone for a couple days--school's been a bit hectic, but here I am. Looks like some tough competition, but I'll think of something.

-Keli


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Mbo
Date: 29 Mar 00 - 10:19 PM

Get that brain working, K! I'm sure there's something brewin' in there!

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Eluned
Date: 29 Mar 00 - 10:44 PM

Well I just got home from a short, long trip; heck, MMario and I probably PASSED each other (I was going up to New York State)! But anyway, I think I'll give it another try, maybe something to the tune of "Rolling down to ol' Mauwee" (I think I've got the title down correctly; I certainly know the tune!).


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Uncle_DaveO
Date: 30 Mar 00 - 02:18 PM

Bradypus, what do you mean, "cross-cultural"? Sounded pretty native to me!

What's more, it scans real well, as (unfortunately) a number of the challenge entries, produced on the instant so to speak, don't. Actually appears singable!

Dave Oesterreich


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Amos
Date: 30 Mar 00 - 02:28 PM

Wal, Dave, the scansion of the five-minutes-flat Union song above fits nicely (with a couple of acceptable slurs) to the rhythms of "Which Side Are You On?" as I learned it... tho' I've seen (and committed) a number of scansion blunders in my time in the Challenge circuit. I can speak for most of mine as being rhythm-tested, before release, but sometimes a little slack is needed here and there. Scansion is a learned art, I would hazard to say. Good to mention it int the quest for ever-better quality.

Write something of your own for us, hey? Join the fun -- I suspect you have a keen ear of your own.

A


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Uncle_DaveO
Date: 30 Mar 00 - 03:16 PM

I've written and sung a number of songs over the last fifty years (and continue to sing some of them, some of them on our HearMe sessions), but the muse visits where and when she willeth. Some songs I've written only the words for and some I've done both the words and music. And a few instrumentals without words. But an idea has to grab me and run, or nothing happens.

Dave Oesterreich


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Amos
Date: 30 Mar 00 - 03:42 PM

I know what ye mean about Muses. Hope one grabs you soon...wherever she sees fit! :>)


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Hyperabid
Date: 31 Mar 00 - 03:17 AM

I had a bad case of the muse once, but it cleared up after a course of penicillin.

Hyp


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Hyperabid
Date: 31 Mar 00 - 06:59 AM

Now I truly understand this confection I propose a potential new advertising jingle...

Munch on a Twink

To the tune of Lily the Pink

Ohhhhhhhhh! Twink a Twink a Twink
Just munch on a Twink a Twink a Twink
The price is not too much to pay
It is stuffed full with
Noxious chemical compounds
That keep it fresh til judgement day

Ohhhhhhhhh! .... (Croak - choke - expire)

P.S. Make a note to hire new band for next advert
P.P.S. Send message of condolence to families of the first band

Hyp


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: GUEST,belter
Date: 31 Mar 00 - 08:58 PM

Margarine And Flour Tune: Maderine Rue

Chorus Margarine and flour, flour, flour, flour, flour Margarine and flour and sugar Margarine and flour and creamy filling And they're yellow and white with plastic wrapping

As I came walking over the hill, I spied a trucker and he striking A great burly man and he's dumping out his load, And its yellow and white with plastic wrapping

Ch.

Good 'moro sir, good 'moro said he And what is that your dumping? A pile of Twinkies that I won't hall, and won't you come and taste them?

Ch.

Oh no indeed you beastly man, how dare you boldly taunt me For I must have my Twinkies soon But not if I must pay you

Ch.

Bad luck to you you burly man That held up my Twinkies The best Wonder Bread, hostess cup cakes, And nuclear survival rations


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Áine
Date: 01 Apr 00 - 11:47 AM

Dear belter,

A fantastic debut for another first-time Challenge!r! Way to go. Is the tune for your song 'An Madrín Rua', or 'The Little Fox'? I'm looking forward to seeing you in the next Challenge!

-- Áine


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Bradypus
Date: 01 Apr 00 - 06:05 PM

Dave -

I have never seen, smelled, tasted or touched a Twinkie! Whatever was in the song came from earlier in this thread, so to that extent, it is cross-cultural. It just shows how good other people's descriptions have been.

I've been in the States a few times, but Twinkies have never been on the agenda. Next time I'll keep an eye out for them.

I hope most of my Challenge efforts scan - they do in my head. However, As Amos pointed out, there's usually a bit of flexibility in a tune to squeeze in the odd extra syllable if need be, as long as the stress pattern is OK.

For example, the middle couplet of the last verse of Star Treat has 8 syllables per line rather than 7. I'd actually argue that, by the time you've sung this tune four times, you actually value a slight variation. It works for me.

Bradypus


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Áine
Date: 02 Apr 00 - 11:54 AM

***************THE WINNERS!!******************

Once again, the Mudcat Challenge!rs have risen to the occasion -- Cudos, congratulations and thanks to all of you who "twinked" on this one! Here are your awards for all that hard work, and be sure to let me know if you now qualify for the Whole Bag O' Chips award. Also, be sure to check out the other great songs on the SONG CHALLENGE! WINNERS PAGE.

Next Challenge! coming up soon -- Áine

Winners of the Golden Cow Chip Award with Shamrock Cluster:
Margarine And Flour by belter
Munch On A Twink by Hyperabid
The Twinkie Union Song by Amos
While I Wonder© Of You by Barky

Winners of the Golden Cow Chip Award with Harp Ribbon:
Star Treat by Bradypus
The Object Of My Confection by Hyperabid


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Áine
Date: 02 Apr 00 - 01:42 PM

I thought all you Twinkie songwriters would enjoy this news article that's in today's paper -- Talk about serendipity!

Twinkies Mark 70th Year As A Favorite Snack Food -- By Jennifer Mann, Kansas City Star. Twinkies, the golden, "creme-filled" snack cakes, marked 70 years of existence yesterday.

Kansas City-based Interstate Bakeries Corp., which owns Twinkies and other Hostess brands, celebrated with a 25-foot-high birthday cake filled with the golden snack cakes.

Twinkies were invented in 1930 by Jimmy Dewar, the manager of a Hostess bakery in Chicago, which has the highest per-capita consumption of Twinkies in the United States. Dewar later said, "Twinkies was the best darn-tootin' idea I ever had!"

Millions of Americans appear to agree; U.S. consumption is more than 500 million Twinkies each year.

Lewis Browning, a retired milkman in Shelbyville, Indiana, is the undisputed Twinkie king. Browning, 84, said that, as of Friday, he has eaten more than 30,000 Twinkies. "I've eaten about a ton and a half of them," Browning said, expalining that he got hooked on his Twinkie habit around 1940.

As a milk delivery man, Browning had to get up early, drive about 25 miles to pick up his milk and then drive 25 more miles. Because he didn't have time to eat breakfast, he would grab some sort of Hostess product: cupcakes, Twinkies, whatever.

"But what I found in the old trucks, they didn't have power steering, and I had to keep both hands on the wheel," Browning said. "Now, the cupcakes on hot days, I'd end up with icing all over my face; but the Twinkie was a nice, neat snack I could eat while driving."

For those wondering about the obvious, Browning is 5 feet 11 inches, weighs 185 pounds, worked seven days a week until he was 80 and says he is "fit as a fiddle." Interstate provides Browning an endless supply of Twinkies, and the dairy down the street from his home provides free milk.

Twinkies have had plenty of days in the spotlight, such as in the 1950s when they were featured on the 'Howdy Doody' TV show or when Superman of comic-book fame celebrated his 50th birthday with a Twinkie birthday cake.

Twinkies' darkest moment may have been when Dan White, who fatally shot the mayor and a city supervisor in San Francisco, claimed that he was thrust into temporary insanity when he ate too many Twinkies. The jury convicted him of manslaughter instead of premeditated murder.

The name of the banana-creme-filled concoction came from a billboard for Twinkle Toe Shoes that Dewar say in St. Louis.

Asked to explain the mystique of the Twinkie, Mike Redd of Interstate said it was woven into the fabric of Americana. "It's one of those things that's become a comfort food, that when you've had a bad day, when you want to indulge yourself, you have a Twinkie," Redd said.

"Or in a word, fun."

Mmmmmm, I do believe that 'the end is near' now, don't y'all?

-- Áine


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Jack the Sailor
Date: 24 Aug 01 - 03:58 PM

What if the guys on strike had known about Lewis Browning??

Twinkies for Nothing in the style of Dire Straits

I want my....I want my...... I want my Twin in kies

Now look at Lewis Browing, that's the way ya do it
Eating twinkies and delivery
Now look at old Lewis, there aint nothing to it
Complimentary Twinkies and his Milk for Free
Now when he's workin' he take a twink and chew it
I wish I was as smart as he
Maybe get a toothache in your small bicuspid
Maybe get a little Cav-it-y

We on a strike here we're against hostess.
Wonder Bread and Twinkies
We gotta strike here but people hate us
We gotta stop those Deliveries
See the Howdy Doody and He's munchin on a Twinkie
Yeah Buddy, that's wooden Hair
And SuperMan has got a Twinkie on his Birthday
You know that it just ain't fair

I shoulda been a milk truck driver
Ate thirty thousand twinkie buns
Look at that fella smiling at the camera
Oh no! His teeth are gums

And when driving, what's that? Hostess cupcakes?
They're getting sticky icing all over me
There's only one good snack to eat when you're driving
Twinkies For Nothin and your milk for free

Now we ain't striking there weren't nothing to it
The strike was killed with generousity
We got a raise but that just didn't do it
We got our Twinkies and our milk for free

We got to move these Hostess food products
We gotta make deliveries
We won't deliver these fine confections
Without, Twinkies for Nothin and out Milk for free

Twinkies for Nothin....Milk for free
Twinkies for Nothin....Milk for free
Twinkies for Nothin....Milk for free


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Aidan Crossey
Date: 29 Aug 01 - 08:18 AM

To the tune of "High Germany"

Oh mummy, dearest mummy, the strike begins to bite
No Wonder Bread to bear our spread, no bread so soft and white
That tastes so bland, and yet the brand's a marketeer's delight
(Though connoisseurs have oft declared it doesn't taste quite right)

A Twinkie drought's been brought about by an industrial dispute
With faces long the streets are thronged as those with a sweet tooth
Bemoan their fate as they await the outcome of the siege
As the days go by, loud comes the cry, Lord grant us some relief

Oh joy at last, the news comes fast, through Maine and then beyond
The strike is o'er, there's peace once more, restored now is the bond
That joins the worker and the boss, once more they draw their pay
So shout on high the victory cry, "Hooray for tooth decay!"


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! Part 19
From: Jack the Sailor
Date: 29 Aug 01 - 08:40 AM

"Hooray for tooth decay!"

Indeed!

Good one.


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