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Postby Brazilian dude » Wed Dec 21, 2005 3:45 pm

It's an ephemerous feeling. Why call the whole thing off? What thing?

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Postby M. Henri Day » Wed Dec 21, 2005 4:12 pm

Glad to hear, BD, that your foul mood is merely ephemeral - let impermanence be the fate of all foul moods ! If it's now improved to the point where you no longer find levity inappropriate, read the song lyrics to which I posted a link and consider your «ejus» and Apo's «eius» in that light....

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Postby Brazilian dude » Wed Dec 21, 2005 4:39 pm

Your levity won't open. And I've tried thrice.

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Postby M. Henri Day » Wed Dec 21, 2005 5:11 pm

Strange, BD, it opens for me, and without my even whispering «Sesame» ! But here's the URL : «http://www.fredastaire.net/music/lyrics/letscallthewholethingoff.htm» - see if you can get it to work !...

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Postby Stargzer » Wed Dec 21, 2005 5:17 pm

Brazilian dude wrote:Your levity won't open. And I've tried thrice.

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Sometimes humor just doesn't translate. I was able to open the link, and reproduce for you the relevant lyric:

Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
From the RKO Picture "Shall We Dance"
Music by George Gershwin; Lyric by Ira Gershwin
Performed by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers

. . .

You like potato and I like potahto
You like tomato and I like tomahto
Potato, potahto, Tomato, tomahto.
Let's call the whole thing off.

. . .


As in pō-tā-tō (long a), pō-tah-tō (broad a).
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Postby Brazilian dude » Wed Dec 21, 2005 5:17 pm

Well, it didn't work again, but I used google and there it was. Funny. I say ephemerous, you say ephemeral, let's call the whole thing off, ha ha ha.

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