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Song Parodies -> "A Tilde"

Original Song Title:

"Matilda"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Harry Belafonte

Parody Song Title:

"A Tilde"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Hey, a tilde, a tilde, a tilde,
It look real funny, me wish it were straighter.
A tilde, a tilde, a tilde,
It look quite lumpy, de macron be straighter.

Look like a cruller but not crossed. . .
In Spanish it make me flunk de course.

Hate it!
A tilde, it look real funny,
Circumflex point straight up.

Everybody!
A tilde (sing out the chorus),
A tilde (sing a little louder),
A tilde, it look quite funny,
De caron point straight down.

Once again, now
A tilde--nohow like a comma,
A tilde (it ain't no comma),
A tilde, it look real funny,
De breve also straighter.

Well, it look funny and sit on top of N;
You can get de same sound in French,
But it is
Sans tilde--
GN's what does it; France ain't Venezuela.

Tout le monde!
A tilde, a tilde, a tilde,
It look real funny, de acute be straighter.

Sí, otra vez!
A tilde--no, it ain't no comma,
A tilde, a tilde, it look real funny,
De hook, it ain't straighter.

Well it funny, look just like lumpy bed
Or wavy roof on a tumbledown shed.
Don't you know,
A tilde, its sound real funny, and. . . .
Punctuation:
A tilde, a tilde, a tilde--
De grave also straighter.

Once again, now:
A tilde: comma, not a. . .Enya. . .
A tilde. . .sound in dis moniker.
A tilde. . .
Dis tale do run on,
End sooner or later.
Got lines over forty.

A tilde, a tilde, a tilde,
And also funny:
Cedilla; ain't straighter.

End this, lawdy!

A tilde--
Gonna get a shotgun.
A tilde--
Dis damn song is not fun.
A killer
Me take de gun and den me blow me brains out.

Wait, dis song is nearly near de end;
We come to final refrain--
I hate it.

A tilde, it look real funny;
It and song, me hater.

Ending, lawdy!

Dis ditty
Stupid. . .sound like chimp words,
Dis ditty,
It make me grumpy. . .
Become an ingrate, yeah!
Stinkin' is dis song-turd,
Dis ditty, dis ditty, dis ditty,
De end be comin'; me glum. . .now elater!

N's got lumpy
Dumb tilde, dumb tilde--
Give me de comma!
A Tilda--me make de pun: she actor from Britannia.*


*Tilda Swinton

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alvin - July 29, 2008 - Report this comment
you can make the most mundane things amusing
Meriadoc - July 30, 2008 - Report this comment
Don't know the OS, so didn't vote, but a great read. We once started a parody called My Cedilla, but never finished it...
UnKnownVotrix - August 06, 2008 - Report this comment
Yeah, . . . I wish it were a tad straighter, too, Pirate Jack Sparrow, that blasted ' trick knee' of yours!
MsArrow - August 06, 2008 - Report this comment
Oops . . . sorry, I meant ~Johnny B~ not Johnny D . . . .~Captain Jack Barrow~ HMS Tricky Knee, harbormaster o' NH
Dr Music - August 07, 2008 - Report this comment
Brilliant. Our dad sings songs like when drunk, it's really quite funny. I loved it.

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