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Sunday, September 27, 2009

Team songs for writing

Team songs for writing - designed in order to attract the support of the vital drunk yobbo demographic in service of the Australian literary community

Give me a P! (P!) Give me an O! (O!) Give me an E! (E!) Give me a T! (T!) Give me a R! (R!) Give me a Y! (Y!) What have we got? 
(POETRY, YAY!!!!!) 

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Well there she was a writin' in her book
(Singin' semi-colons apostrophes and dots)
Usin' commas hyphens quotation marks full-stops
(Singin' semi-colons apostrophes and dots)
Upper case! (Upper case!) 
Lower case! (Lower case!)
Upper case lower case punctuation is so fine!
(Singin' semi-colons apostrophes and dots)

She used a bracket she used parenthesis
(Singin' semi-colons apostrophes and dots)
She underlined for extra emphasis
(Singin' semi-colons apostrophes and dots)
Em dash! (Em dash!) 
En dash! (En dash!) 
Em dash en dash punctuation is so fine!
(Singin' semi-colons apostrophes and dots)

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Give me an A! (A!) Give me a R! (R!) Give me an I! (I!) Give me a S! (S!) Give me a T! (T!) Give me an O! (O!) Give me a P! (P!) Give me a H! (H!) Give me an A! (A!) Give me an N! (N!) Give me an E! (E!) Give me an S! (S!) What have we got? 
(I'VE NO IDEA BECAUSE ALMOST NO-ONE CAN READ HIM EXCEPT IN TRANSLATION, EXCEPT FOR PROFESSORS OF ANCIENT GREEK, WHO MIGHT BE LYING ANYWAY, YAAAAYYYY!!!!)

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Thomas! Thomas! He's our Mann! If he can't do it, Immanuel Kant!

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Editors! (Clap clap clap!) Editors! (Clap clap clap!) Editors! etc... 

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Give me an S! (S!) What have we got? 
(A SPELLING MISTAKE, YAAAAAY!!!!)

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O-weyoweyoweyo-oh! Haiku! Haiku! etc... 

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Give me an exclamation mark! (!) What have we got? 
(AN ITEM OF PUNCTUATION USED TO INDICATE SURPRISE, ALARM, AND/OR TO GIVE SPECIAL EMPHASIS TO THE EXPRESSION WHICH PRECEDES IT, YAYYYYYY!!!!!!) 

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Up there Kenneally! 
In there and write! 
So 'em your letters! 
Show 'em what's right! 
Up there Kenneally! 
You're outta sight!
Li'l Aussie Battler,
Show 'em how to fight!

2 comments:

BwcaBrownie said...

oh that's a Doo Wah Ditty

Yay Team Train

from one of the
'Bloggers Punching Above
Their Weight'

Dan the VespaMan said...

and...

We are the poets my friends,
and we'll keep on composing till the end,
We are the poets, we are the poets,
No time for lack of expression,
cos we are the poets - of the world!!

Email: timhtrain - at - yahoo.com.au

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