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December 03, 2002

One for the Rottweiler We're

One for the Rottweiler

We're two days into December, and "God Rest ye Merry Gentlemen" is already driving Misha nuts. I like "God Rest Ye" myself, it always makes me think of Scrooge, for some reason. One of the many productions I've seen must have featured it when I was of an impressionable age. But I can understand that it might drive others nuts.

Trying singing it like this, Misha.

God Curse Ye Arab Gentlemen.

God curse ye Arab gentlemen,
Who brought us such dismay,
and woke the fury of the West
on that September day.
You now are all in Satan's pow'r
Cause you were led astray;

O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy,
O tidings of comfort and joy.

Now Saudi princes and imams
Your actions will decry
but when they judge the time is right
they'll pay you on the sly.
A special hell's reserved for them,
not the Sweet By and By.

O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy,
O tidings of comfort and joy.

The women in Afghanistan.
Are free now thanks to you.
They thank Allah that Omar bit
off more than he could chew,
And many of his Taliban
Are waiting in Hell's queue.

O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy,
O tidings of comfort and joy.

And in a future time to come,
Muslims will curse your name
Your sons shall turn their backs to you
and liberty proclaim,
for you have brought your kith and kin
naught but eternal shame;

O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy,
O tidings of comfort and joy.

Fear not ye peoples of the east,
"Let nothing ye affright,
That day awoke a mighty foe,
to oppose Islam's spite;
Away from it Al-Qaeda fled.
Cockroaches in the light";

O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy,
O tidings of comfort and joy.

Now what's sad is how easy this is. I can stick new words in somebody's original work all day long. Woundwort can as well. We've been doing it for years. I've resisted the temptation to do it more, because I've thought that at best, this type of thing has a limited audience.

But no longer! In honor of the holiday season, and in addition to the extremely light schedule of blogging that we already keep, we'll be re-writing your treasured Christmas memories all month long, or until Christmas, or until we are distracted by a shiny object. Why, we'll even take requests, unless we don't like them.

You might want to come back in January.

Posted by Bigwig at December 3, 2002 01:00 PM | TrackBack
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