Wednesday 19 August 2020



ORIGINAL SONG: "The Elements", Tom Lehrer, 1959.  

PARODY COMPOSED: Dr. G.H. and Giorgio Coniglio, 2015. This song is the third of nine in the series on Word PairsTo return to the corresponding post on "Daily Illustrated Nonsense" (and to see the lyrics without the chord-chart indications) click HERE.

WORDPLAY LINK: For discussion of alliterative binomials on our sister blogsite "EDIFYING NONSENSE", click here (You can also find a simpler version of the parody-lyrics displayed without the chords, should you desire.) 

(A reprise from Post #81, July 23, 2015)

You crave more patter-songs in the style of Tom Lehrer???
T.L. inspired a whole platterful of songs related to our interest in grammatically paired words, including binomials and reduplications. And, you should have your foot in the door, having mastered the complexities of singing and playing our above offering "Alliterative Binomials"So, enjoy trying these as well !!!     
1a. "Alliterative Binomials, part#1"
3.  "A Lesson about Reduplications" (not a patter-song)
5.  "No Elements", 3rd declension Latin nouns
6.  "The Uniqueness of Nuclear", Latin adjectival listing, scheduled for April 2024.

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