Friday, 26 June 2015

BEE GEES sing about word-binomials, "PAIRS"

POST #78
PARODY-LYRICS
ORIGINAL SONG: "Words", Bee Gees, 1968.
PARODY COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio, July 2015. updated May 2018
WORDPLAY LINK: For an illustrated slide-presentation on binomials (irreversible word pairs), and a compendium of alliterative pairs go to this post on our companion blog, "Edifying Nonsense".
MORE INFO: For a more didactic take on this topic, check out the Wikipedia article here.
KEYWORDS: goldenoldy, language


PAIRS

(to the tune of "Words") 


Pairs -  binomial phrases. There's  (bi-NOAM-yuhl)
(Compared to single entities)
Flair, as seen in "wear and tear",
Where pairs submerge identities. 

Two nouns joined with conjunction --
AND serves that "form and function", sometimes OR.
Verb-pairs and adjectives unite;
And "fish" and "fowl" with NEITHER/NOR. 

"Shouts and murmurs": such a phrase
Explains the "ins and outs" to me.
With "back to front" I'm in a daze,
Enhancing "fears and doubts" to me. 

I cringe at "one and only" words,
No single words I voice ...
So "near and dear",
Word-pairs are what can make all "guys and dolls" rejoice. 






HOT LINKS to the WORD-PAIR PARODY SONGS

UKULELE-FRIENDLY FORMAT:
(Click on any chord-chart slide to move to 'song-presentation mode'; then navigate through thumbnails at bottom of page.)




































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