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Song Parodies -> "DOFigOFa Ooday"

Original Song Title:

"Diga Diga Doo"

Original Performer:

Mills Brothers

Parody Song Title:

"DOFigOFa Ooday"

Parody Written by:

Giorgio Coniglio

The Lyrics

The OS is frequently used for scatting, and its repetitive syllables make it suitable for the present purpose. Also Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s You-tube video is a delight. A large family of secret, minority or children’s languages is included in the linguistic group “Gibberish”. Perhaps best known of these is Pig Latin, which may date back centuries, although its reported use in T. Jefferson’s letters is likely spurious. However, PL does have some status – words such as ixnay and amscray are included in some English slang dictionaries, Google has a PL-translator as a language tool, and parts of the Bible have been translated into PL. The OF language on the other hand is a variant of a group of dialects involving insertion of a fixed sound to each syllable usually after the initial consonant, e.g. bOFad = bad. This language, learned eons ago at summer camp, seems under threat of extinction, as elderly speakers are reaching their senescence, there is no recorded literature, and singing is challenging owing to all the extra syllables.

OFoo-OFah, OFoo-OFah x2

ZOFulOFu mOFan, fOFeelOFing blOFue
Hear his heart go pit-a-pat too, singing
DOFigOFa, dOFigOFa, dOFoo
DOFigOFa, dOFigOFa, doo.

YOFou lOFove mOFe, OFi lOFove yOFou
And when you love it is natural to
DOFigOFa, dOFigOFa, dOFoo
DOFigOFa, dOFigOFa, doo

I'm so very dOFigOFa doo by nature
If you don't say dOFigOFa to your mate
You're losing yOFour pOFop.

So, let fOFunnOFy people smOFile
How can there be a virgin OFisle
DOFigOFa, dOFigOFa, dOFoo
DOFigOFa, dOFigOFa, doo.

DOFigOFa, dOFigOFa, dOFigOFa, Big Bad Dad Voodoo-ooooooo!

(Pig Latin VERSION)

ooAY-ahAY, ooAY-ahAY x2
Uluzay anmay, eelingfay ueblay
Hear his heart go tapping away, singing
Igaday, igaday, ooday
Ooday ooday, igaday

Ouyay ovelay emay, Iay - ouyay
And when you love it's natural to say
Igaday, igaday, ooday
Ooday ooday, igaday

I'm so very ooday igaday by nature
If you don't say ooday ooday to your mate
You're losing ouryay oppay.

So, let those unnyfay guys ilesmay
How can there be a virgin islay
Igaday, igaday, ooday
Ooday ooday, igaday

Igaday, igaday, igaday, igaday, HOORRAY !

This post along with other multilingual- and parody-songs, ukulele chords and images can be found at Giorgio's Ukable Parodies Please visit the site where you can donate to SPOOF - the Society for the Preservation of OF..

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Porkus - April 30, 2014 - Report this comment
This video contains a famous example of Pig Latin. Also gorgeous gals and the lovely Ned Sparks.
Giorgio Coniglio - April 30, 2014 - Report this comment
@Porkus. An observant and instructive comment. But, If a single verse of PL in a musical from 81 years ago is the only sign of life for PL, then it too, like OF is an endangered cultural artifact. BTW, those showgirl dames are really sexy; our old friend Holy Harry probably wouldn't approve. ThOFanks, GioLio

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