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Paul's Americanisms
12 September 2013
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I have a confession.

If the Beach Boys had sung "I wish they all could be Liverpudlian girls," I would be ticked off at them. I would feel like they were cheating on America with the UK. How wrong of me is that?

 

12 September 2013
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mccartneyalarm said

Unquestionably, Funny Paper deserves all the glory with rewriting Beatles lyrics! (I do like Paper/Alarm or McFunny, though!…hilarious!) However, I must insist that we use my address on future collaborations so Paul can serve me personally with the copyright infringement lawsuit. I'll be happy to give you half or even 2/3 the credit, but I insist he puts the handcuffs on me! (giggle)

There's a coupla old threads devoted to rewriting Beatles classics! (I'm too lazy to look for 'em, sorry…) Great stuff from Zig, the m.i.a. Mr. Sun king, MeanMrs.M and others I can't remember.

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12 September 2013
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Funny Paper said

mccartneyalarm said
Unquestionably, Funny Paper deserves all the glory with rewriting Beatles lyrics! (I do like Paper/Alarm or McFunny, though!…hilarious!) However, I must insist that we use my address on future collaborations so Paul can serve me personally with the copyright infringement lawsuit. I'll be happy to give you half or even 2/3 the credit, but I insist he puts the handcuffs on me! (giggle)

I heard Paul quit his job at the police department and got himself a steady job -- Bounty Hunter (he moonlights as a rock star).

There remains One That Got Away, however:

And the jailer man

and Sailor Sam,

will search for ever more…

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12 September 2013
8.55pm
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cbatcu said 

 
Speaking of spewing…could someone enlighten me on the original story of Zig that started the comments I see everywhere on the forum that go like "I Zigged" "I pulled a Zig" "Unless you want to Zig"?

Sadly, this thread explains some of it…
http://www.beatlesbible.com/fo…..igtionary/

One of our former Mods, skye, is dryly hilarious. I would repeatedly make the mistake of reading her posts while drinking coffee. So, I would kid her that every time I spewed coffee while laughing, she owed me a new shirt, tie, keyboard, whatever. That is when the 'spit take' was defined as 'Zigging'.

It was a different time back then (3 whole years ago) – we were a simple people exhibiting simple humor. two-virgins

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