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Song Challenge! - Part 86

Áine 20 Jul 02 - 07:25 PM
Genie 21 Jul 02 - 11:08 AM
Amos 21 Jul 02 - 11:48 AM
Áine 21 Jul 02 - 02:24 PM
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Gareth 21 Jul 02 - 03:21 PM
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CapriUni 21 Jul 02 - 09:53 PM
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Amos 22 Jul 02 - 08:56 AM
SharonA 22 Jul 02 - 09:09 AM
Bullfrog Jones 22 Jul 02 - 09:36 AM
Genie 22 Jul 02 - 09:39 AM
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Subject: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Áine
Date: 20 Jul 02 - 07:25 PM

Alrightey then!! Had enough rest (ooohhh, about 30 mins. or so...)?? Here's a great Challenge! idea from SharonA, so start sharpening your sticks and warmin' your wax . . . this is gonna be good! ;-)

-- Áine

Maybe We Otter've Brought Some Brews, Eh? (London) - Two Canadian otters at a sanctuary in Scotland have been placed under 24-hour protection from aggressive local otters who are confused by their "foreign accents," a newspaper reported Wednesday.

The National Sea Life Sanctuary in Oban has installed an electric fence and surveillance cameras to protect its Canadian guests, Fingal and Sula, according to The Independent.

Though almost twice the size of their wild Scottish relatives, the pair are disadvantaged by their foreign accents and scent.

"Dialects are common in animal communications, but because of the differences in the sounds they make it will be difficult for these Canadian otters to communicate with the native ones," Matthew Evans, an animal communications expert from Stirling University, was quoted as saying.

"There is no doubt dropping two foreign otters into a territory of wild locals would lead to the local ones beating the living daylights out of the new ones," he added.

The pair arrived at the center's Otter Creek on the banks of Loch Creran a year ago and are currently being housed in an indoor seal pup nursery.




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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Genie
Date: 21 Jul 02 - 11:08 AM

 
Otter Play
Parody by Genie
Tune:  Galway Bay by Dr. Arthur Colahan

If ye ever come across the sea to Scotland,
Then maybe at some point along your way,
You will visit National Sea Life Sanctuary
Tae watch us clever otters at our play.

Sit and watch us all cavortin' in the trout stream,
Or swimmin' in Loch Creran at midday.
But we hae tae guard our turf here frae intruders
Wha smell sae strange and nae say much but "Eh?"

For the otters swimming in the pool in Oban,
Are braw, bricht beasties sportin' to and fro;
But those twa brutes they just shipped in from Newfoundland,
Speak a language that we Scots folk dinna know.

Those Behemoths came and tried to do things their way.
We scorned 'em for the Newfies that they are;
Well, they might as well be wearin' flannel ear-flaps
And flannel jackets in some backwoods bar.

Well, we'll expedite 'em to the life hereafter,
Keep our dear old Otter Creek sae pure and free
From the likes of Newfie lummoxes like Fingal,
Send ol Fin' and Sula back across the sea.


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Amos
Date: 21 Jul 02 - 11:48 AM

LOL, Genie!! A brilliant start!!

A


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Áine
Date: 21 Jul 02 - 02:24 PM

What a brilliant beginning, Genie!! Here's a big Yee-Haw! and a B.L.O.B. for:

Sit and watch us all cavortin' in the trout stream,
Or swimmin' in Loch Creran at midday.
But we hae tae guard our turf here frae intruders
Wha smell sae strange and nae say much but "Eh?"



-- Áine


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Genie
Date: 21 Jul 02 - 02:30 PM

Thanks a lot, eh?


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Genie
Date: 21 Jul 02 - 02:50 PM

Awright, folks, with them compliments an' B.L.O.B.s and stuff, you just reinforce my silly behavior.  So, here's the beginning of another 'un:

The "Eh" Word (Advice From The Otters)
Words by Genie
based on "F-WORD (A CHAT WITH YOUR MOTHER)"
(Lou & Peter Berryman)

There are tourists in their gaudy blouses,
Cameras in their pockets
Coming here from Manitoba
In a chartered bus or two,
Curiosity in their eyes
And only Molson's on their minds--
It's from them I would expect to hear
The "Eh" Word at the zoo.

Chorus:
We sit down to have a chat,
It's "Eh" Word this and "Eh" Word that!
I can't control the language of the
Humans' sons and daughters,
But I don't wanna ever hear
That "Eh" Word from an otter!


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Amos
Date: 21 Jul 02 - 03:02 PM

This may be the first single-handed song challenege in our history!! Between your various aliases, your supercharged imagination, your copious spare time and your natural talent we may not have to do anything but sit back and cheer!!

**bg**

A


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Áine
Date: 21 Jul 02 - 03:07 PM

Well, it looks like it really is gonna be a Challenge! this time -- Don't let TGG down, Challenge!rs -- Go For It! ;-)

Here's Genie's second B.L.O.B. for the Chorus in her second entry:

We sit down to have a chat,
It's "Eh" Word this and "Eh" Word that!
I can't control the language of the
Humans' sons and daughters,
But I don't wanna ever hear
That "Eh" Word from an otter!



-- Áine


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Gareth
Date: 21 Jul 02 - 03:21 PM

"Oh Otters of Scotland, when will we see your like again,
That fought and fished in your streams and Glens,
That stood against them, The Newie Army
And sent them home again! Tay think again !

Gareth **BG**


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Amos
Date: 21 Jul 02 - 04:00 PM



Farewell, Ye Scottish Otters

Tune: Ladies of Spain (Click
to Play
)


Farewell, and adieu, you wee Scottish otters!

Farewell and adieu to ye beasts of Oban!

Though yer wee coats are silkie and your ladies appealing

We must sail back tomorrow to far Newfoundland!

 

We'll chirrup  and "eh", like true Newfie otters

We'll writhe and we'll snarl to the Lunenberg Docks

Though we'd love to engage you in writhing and sporting

Ya cain't trust a lassy who won't even talk!

 

We've come fer a visit, to buy youse a beer, dears

We've come for a bit of the mid-day delight

But ya won't understand us, and you're men-folk they nip us

And although could squash 'em, it wouldn't seem right

 
We'll chirrup  and "eh", like true Newfie otters

We'll writhe and we'll snarl to the Lunenberg Docks

Though we'd love to engage you in writhing and sporting

Ya cain't trust a lassy who won't even talk!

 

I dunno what's wrong that you can't read our signals

It's only plain English like anyone knows!

But ye don't like our accents, and ye don't like our odors

So it's back to Newfoundland we otters must go!

 

 
We'll chirrup  and "eh", like true Newfie otters

We'll writhe and we'll snarl to the Lunenberg Docks

Though we'd love to engage you in writhing and sporting

Ya cain't trust a lassy who won't even talk!

 

Farewell, tiny damsels, so lithe and beguiling

Farewell to your brown eyes so bright by the moon

But I promise you if you'd only just tumbled for us,

You would quickly be singing a far different tune!

 

 
We'll chirrup  and "eh", like true Newfie otters

We'll writhe and we'll snarl to the Lunenberg Docks

Though we'd love to engage you in writhing and sporting

Ya cain't trust a lassy who won't even talk!

 


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Genie
Date: 21 Jul 02 - 06:13 PM

Good job, Gareth!

Ye done yerself proud, Amos. LOL!

Genie

(As for my having copious spare time, 't'ain't so. I'm just putting off the pile of work I have on my desktop -- which is why I didn't finish the "Eh" Word song. On the other hand, Derrymacash has set the bar pretty high where it comes to multiple verses penned for a single Challenge!)

*G*


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: CapriUni
Date: 21 Jul 02 - 09:53 PM

Erm, no one seems to have asked the obvious question: Why were two Canadian otters brought to Scotland in the first place?


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Genie
Date: 22 Jul 02 - 02:24 AM

Foreign exchange students, maybe?


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: baywop
Date: 22 Jul 02 - 08:06 AM

There aren't any otters in Newfoundland. Those otters are probably from B.C.


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Amos
Date: 22 Jul 02 - 08:56 AM

Dabg! Ruint my whole thesis!!

A


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: SharonA
Date: 22 Jul 02 - 09:09 AM

Wow, these songs are fantastic!! Just the sort of thing I'd envisioned when I submitted the news article to Áine! Unfortunately, the article didn't mention which part of Canada Fingal and Sula came from; thanks for the information, baywop.

Guess it's high time I put my own thinking cap on for this Challenge...


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Bullfrog Jones
Date: 22 Jul 02 - 09:36 AM

I've got a water otter. It's called a kettle!
I'll get me coat....
BJ


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Genie
Date: 22 Jul 02 - 09:39 AM

Waiting with [fish-]'baited' breath, Sharon...


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Bullfrog Jones
Date: 22 Jul 02 - 10:46 AM

To atone for my last posting ...


WHEN FIRST I WENT TO BONNIE SCOTLAND


When first I went to Bonnie Scotland
In search of haggis and fine whisky
And I got boarding down at Loch Creran
Such a welcome I ne'er did see

And it was me and my sister Sula
Swam all the way here from Canadee
We dined on eels in the month of April
Enjoyed the bounty of the sea

But when we landed in Bonnie Scotland
I could not make them understand
That we were cousins here on a visit
From distant cold and snowy lands

They call us Newfies and say we smell
They fence us in so we can't swim free
We try to tell them but they don't hear us
We are not Newfies, we're from B.C.

Well if I'd known then how I'd be treated
Afar from B.C. I'd never stray
I'm heading straight back across the ocean
Goodbye to Scotland, good riddance eh?

BJ


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: SharonA
Date: 22 Jul 02 - 11:52 AM

This appears to be the otter exhibit at the Scottish Sealife Sanctuary at Oban; they call it "Otter Creek": http://www.sealsanctuary.co.uk/otter.html

Hmmm, I'm envisioning "The Battle of Otterburn" retold as "The Battle of Otter Creek"... Not sure I'm up to the task, but I'll give it a shot. I'll be back later to post whatever I end up with!


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Genie
Date: 22 Jul 02 - 12:50 PM

Ah, BJ, you found a way to incorporate "Newfie" humour yet stay geographically correct. Bravo!


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: SharonA
Date: 22 Jul 02 - 05:17 PM

According to this page, there are otters in Newfoundland ("population: stable", but "harvest permitted"): http://otternet.com/habitat/namerica.htm


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Bullfrog Jones
Date: 22 Jul 02 - 05:20 PM

Genie, I glow with pleasure at your praise. Thank you.
BJ


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: SharonA
Date: 22 Jul 02 - 05:23 PM

According to this page, there are otters in Newfoundland ("population: stable", but "harvest permitted") but I think they're talking about river otters: http://otternet.com/habitat/namerica.htm

Sea otters, on the other hand, have a different habitat: http://www.speciesatrisk.gc.ca/Species/English/SearchDetail.cfm?SpeciesID=149


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Jack the Sailor
Date: 22 Jul 02 - 05:53 PM

I stand corrected, apparantly there are otters In Newfounland, Makes sense I guess, since the fact that Nfld. is an Island would probably not stop an animal that can swim so well.

I do have a problem though. In school when they taught us the mammal species native to Nfld. Otters were not mentioned! This thows into question the validity of my whole education. How much is 2+2? 4? it can't be 2 times 2 is 4.

But the otters could also be from, according to Sharon's website, any province but Alberta. You could even have them speaking with french accents. And you know how people in Great Briton feel about the French.


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Genie
Date: 23 Jul 02 - 01:22 AM

Ah, Newfie Math!  LOL, Jack!

OK, Amos, no cracks about my "copious spare time."  I conjured up this one while stuck in Seattle rush hour traffic.*

Genie

Let's Ca' The Whole Thing Off
(by Genie, with apologies to Irving Berlin)

We say "oot" and ye say "oat,"
We say "aboot" and ye say "aboat,"
"Oot", "Oat,"
"Aboot," "Aboat,"
Let's ca' the whole thing off.

We smell funky; Canucks smell skunky.
We swim spunky; ye swim like monkeys.
Funky, skunky.
Spunky, monkey,
Let's ca' the whole thing off.

Wha say?  If we box yer ears, then ye maun leave.
And, hey, if ye hosers leave, we wouldna' lang grieve.

Ye woo girlies and we court lasses.
Ain mair "Eh" an' we'll kick yer asses!
B. C. otters,
Mak' ready for the slaughter!
We'll hae nae mair, sae be off!
Let's ca' the whole thing off!
 
 
 

* "Seattle rush hour" = Monday thru Sunday, 7:00 Am through 7:00 PM, especially if you're trying to cross a body of water.


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Amos
Date: 23 Jul 02 - 02:07 AM

Well, it must be the brilliant talent, then, lassie. It's a winner for sure!!

A


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Genie
Date: 23 Jul 02 - 02:17 AM

Thanks again, eh, Amos. Re "brilliant talent," though, remember that being stuck in Seattle traffic gives you A LOT of time for whatever it is you're working on. Sometimes I think a few monkeys could do it if they had to drive thru Seattle every day...

§;- )


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Bullfrog Jones
Date: 23 Jul 02 - 04:45 AM

Genie, I had the good fortune to spend a week working in Seattle a couple of years ago, producing a radio show, broadcast back to London (sponsored by Micros**t).The sad part was, that after a week telling our listeners about all the wonderful things to see and do in Seattle, we had to leave and come home without seeing and doing any of them! I hope to get back there one day and explore properly (rush hour traffic permitting, of course!)
BJ

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(~~)


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: MMario
Date: 23 Jul 02 - 09:45 AM

THE LAST ALBERTAN OTTERS

Here we are in Scotland, on the banks of Lock Creran
Living at the Otter Creek, in the town they call Oban
And though we may be twice the size of otters that are here
We cannot roam about because our fur out they would tear
We huddle down behind a fence, and watch a TV show
On the survellience camaras the countryside to know
They say that we are foriegn, and we have a foriegn smell
Well I could tell you they could use deoderant as well!
They say we talk with accents, and are always saying "ah"
We are the last surviving otters of the Province Alberta!

And it's chirr, eh, chirp, eh, sliding down the mud
An otters life if full of fun and empty of all drudge
And it's chirp, eh, chirr, eh, gonna give some sass!
The scottish otters can just cram their snout right up their ...


It's been a year since we got here , they still won't let us out
We'd like to hit the local clubs and play and rant and shout
But twenty four and seven we must have a constant guard
Because the scottish otters here they really play too hard!
The experts think that we may learn, the dialect to speak
Of course we could, we learned that when we'd been here a week.
But we are proud albertans and we won't give up our "wa'"
We are the last surviving otters of the Province Alberta!

And it's chirr, eh, chirp, eh, sliding down the mud
An otters life if full of fun and empty of all drudge
And it's chirp, eh, chirr, eh, gonna give some sass!
The scottish otters can just cram their snout right up their ...




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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Amos
Date: 23 Jul 02 - 10:14 AM

MM:

Yo' da MAN!!

LOL!!!


A


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: MMario
Date: 23 Jul 02 - 10:29 AM

based on the Arrogant Worms song, of course.


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Genie
Date: 23 Jul 02 - 11:25 AM

I dinna ken the 'toon,' MMario, but 'tis a bonnie lay, indeed! LOL!

Frog, I do hope you get back to Seattle to see the town sometime. I jest (only slightly) about the traffic--at least about the length of the "rush hour." (But it did take me 50 min. to go 10 miles through Tacoma at 1:00 last Friday afternoon.)

Genie


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: MMario
Date: 23 Jul 02 - 12:03 PM

< a href=http://www.mycasio.com/mchtml/music/mp3/166.html>mp3 available on this link.


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Genie
Date: 23 Jul 02 - 03:38 PM

You forgot the "s and the /a inside pointy brackets. mp3 . Thanks for the link.


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Aidan Crossey
Date: 24 Jul 02 - 07:46 AM

Not a song, but a story for you to be goin' on with.

A tribe of otters that spent their lives among the rocks and weed of the West Coast of Scotland were going about their daily business one fine summer's morning when a member of the advance party came racing back at great speed with alarming news.

"Take care, laddies!" he cried. "There's two beasties beyond in the Firth that I dinnae ken. And I dinnae like the look o' them either!"

The party of otters – startled – swam to shore and, creeping across the rocks, reached a vantage point where they could overlook the strangers swimming in the bay.

Up spake the otter chief. "I want a volunteer tae swim oot and confront yon pair o' beasties and ask them their business."

Hamish – a brave, if impetuous and, let's be honest, none too bright member of the tribe – immediately stuck up his webby paw. "I'll dae it, big mon!"

And with that he lunged off his perch and into the water.

The tribe looked on with a mixture of apprehension and admiration of Hamish's reckless courage.

He approached the strange pair and engaged them in earnest conversation.

The tribe held their breath as Hamish swam back at a fierce lick and clambered from the water to the rocks.

The chief of the tribe questioned him.

"So what news d'ye ha'e for us, Hamish?"

"Well," said Hamish. "I had a bit o' bother adjustin' tae their strange way o' talking. But they're from Canada. And they're toads."

The tribe gasped in astonishment.

The chief spoke up in exasperation.

"Hamish! If yon fellas are toads, then I'm the Loch Ness Monster! Since when did you ever see a hairy toad wi' a big tail on him! I'm awa' tae see for ma sen."

And with an exasperated shake of his head, the chief threw himself into the water and swam – steadily and with all the quiet dignity he could muster – towards the strangers. Hamish, ashamed, slunk to the rear of the party and busied himself in preening his damp fur – all the while stealing furtive glances at the chief, now engaged in animated conversation in the Firth.

After several minutes, the chief swam back towards the shore, closely followed by the "toads" with whom he'd been parlaying.

Hamish was indignant. His sense of shame evaporated under the influence of his righteous anger.

"What are ye daein' …" he hissed at the chief " .. fraternising with yon toads!"

The chief sighed. "Hamish! Perhaps ye could explain why ye think our new friends are toads …"

"I asked them, point blank! I asked what sort o' a beastie are ye at all. And one of them answered me, 'I'm a natterjack!'"

The chief tutted and swung his old head from side to side, rolling his eyes to heaven.

" Hamish, my boy, you've got the wrong end o' the stick again." He motioned to one of the strangers. "Would you mind repeatin' what ye said for the benefit o' the rest o' the tribe?"

"Sure thing, chief! I said - I'm an otter, Jock!"


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Genie
Date: 24 Jul 02 - 09:12 AM

Clever story there, Aidan. I was sort of expecting you were gonna have the "toads" end up being Quebe쳌ois "frogs." (Or do they have otters in inland places like Otter-wa and Quebec?)


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Deda
Date: 24 Jul 02 - 11:28 AM

I meant to add to this, fill in the story, but work's been very busy and I haven't even had time to read all the entries. So here's what little I've had time to do:

Fingal and Sula
To the tune of "Frankie and Johnny"

Fingal and Sula were otters

Oh Lordy how they could ott

They left their Canadian homeland

To see the land of the Scots.

CHO: They spoke, all right,

But they were doing it wrong.

Otters are cuddly and friendly

Sweeter than honey are they

Unless you pronounce something funny

So you better watch what you say.

If you don't speak Scots

Well, then you're doing it wrong.

Fingal told Sula "start packing.

These bullies and snobs I can't take.

We're heading back across the Atlantic

Where you don't have to spit to say 'lake'"

CHO: They speak, all right,

But someone's doing it wrong.


I thought surely someone would work with "Loch Lomond" -- "But Fingal and Sula don't frolic any more, on the bonnie bonnie banks of Loch Lomond..."

And I came up with the line, "It's a long way to ship an otter, it's a long way, to go..." but haven't had time to do anything more.


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: MMario
Date: 24 Jul 02 - 11:48 AM

It's a long way to ship an Otter!
and it's the wrong way, you know!
Yes the wrong way, to ship an otter
But the only way we know!
Goodby North America! Farewell Canada!
It's a long wrong way to ship an Otter
Hey! Scotland is here!

{have to admit I don't know what the verse sounds like - just the chorus}


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Amos
Date: 24 Jul 02 - 02:00 PM

LOL! You guys are too funny!!!

A


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: MMario
Date: 24 Jul 02 - 02:26 PM

Fingul the Canuck Otter, lived by the sea
And frolicked down by Otter Creek,and lived his life with glee!
Another otter, Sula, kept him company
But the local Scottish otters felt the two were enemies!


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Genie
Date: 24 Jul 02 - 04:08 PM

"Oh, Lordy, how they could ott!"

"It's a long way to ship an otter!"

LOL, Deda and MMario!

Here's a chorus for your "Puff" parody, MMario:

Scrap the BC otters,
Send 'em baith awa'.
They talk sae queer and smell of beer,
Ship 'em back tae Ottawa!


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Jack the Sailor
Date: 25 Jul 02 - 10:53 AM

Everytime I think about this one I think about You Otter Know, By Alanis Ottersette, But thats really as far as I get with it.


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: SharonA
Date: 25 Jul 02 - 11:28 AM

....or maybe "You Otter Be in Kitch'ner"? ("You Oughta Be in Pictures") *G*


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Genie
Date: 25 Jul 02 - 12:03 PM

You otter be ashamed o' yerselves, Sharon and Jack! LOL!


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Amos
Date: 25 Jul 02 - 04:12 PM

Well, I think we otter do this more often -- it makes me feel all silky!!

A


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: MMario
Date: 25 Jul 02 - 04:23 PM

until most of your hair falls out - and the remainder grows on the pads of your paws!


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: SharonA
Date: 26 Jul 02 - 09:29 AM

(Still working on the "Battle of Otter Creek" [Otterburn]. I wish I could pump these things out like Derrymacash does... but then, don't we all?)


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Subject: RE: SONG CHALLENGE! - Part 86
From: Áine
Date: 22 Aug 02 - 04:20 PM

No, I had not forsaken you all and/or your glorious cow chips ;-) -- Here they are, my lovely Challenge!rs, with my cudos and beaucoups thank yous for each and every great entry!!! Now, everybody back in the pool, we've got another Challenge! comin' up soon . . .

All the best, Áine

Winners of the Golden Cow Chip with Shamrock Cluster (The Shamrock Cluster is awarded for a very high level of imagination, imagery, and/or creative use of language in a song):

The "Eh" Word (Advice From The Otters) by Genie
Let's Ca' The Whole Thing Off by Genie
Otter Play by Genie

Winners of the Golden Cow Chip with Harp Ribbon (The Harp Ribbon is given for being able to make The Keeper of the Book fall on the floor laughing OR make her short out her keyboard with tears):

Farewell, Ye Scottish Otters by Amos
Fingal and Sula by Deda
When First I Went To Bonnie Scotland by Bullfrog Jones

Winners of the Golden Cow Chip with Super Special Sandstone Sheila-Na-Gig Ocarina Award (The Super Special Sandstone Sheila-Na-Gig Ocarina Award is given to the Challenge!rs who warm the cockles and create a special warm and fuzzy feeling in the heart of the Keeper of the Book in a song):

The Last Albertan Otters by MMario
Twa Beasties In The Firth by derrymacash


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