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Original Song Title:

"Auld Lang Syne"

Original Performer:


Parody Song Title:

"Altered Language Shrine (am I right)"

Parody Written by:

Barry J. Mitchel

The Lyrics

This version of an old Scottish song is either 4 days late or 361 days early. It spoofs solo or collaborative parody writing, and is the long-awaited sequel to my A Parody Is Like a Malady. By the 5th stanza, I was almost at a loss for words.
Should parodic rants be forge-wrought
And clever thoughts opined
From old and plaintive lyrics, taught
In drawl or language fine?

For old folks sang with wine and beer,
Foretold new-fangled line.
We'll make new couplets, mind-stress, fret
Scores polled by gang on-line.

And surely you'll tweak your mint stuff,
And surely I'll tweak mine.
We'll shake, drink up two Guinness, get
Poor mauled and dangling line.


We two had fun throughout the days
And gored the songs once fine.
We've pondered many a cheery hoot;
Enthralled, we'd hang supine.


We two have chortles as we churn,
From boring puns decline;
But seize ingenious phrase explored,
Through scalding language shine.


And here's a hand, my trusty friend,
And give a hand to mine;
We'll take out spite, goodwill we've sought
For altered slang divine.


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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 4.6
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 5

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Patrick - January 04, 2010 - Report this comment
Great use of language. Let us resolve to repeat the chorus, rather than just inserting (chorus). Makes the whole performance a lot easier to read.
Old Man Ribber - January 04, 2010 - Report this comment
Huh? (Just Nicely done again. ;D
Barry J. Mitchel - January 04, 2010 - Report this comment
@ Patrick: Point taken; I've heard that one should let others (e.g., spouse or friends) suggest one's New Year's resolutions. @ OMR: Some words are confusing. By "shake" I meant "shake hands" or agree; that could be "break", meaning pause. "Hang supine" meant relax with backs on the floor.
Violet Baudelaire - January 05, 2010 - Report this comment
Nice one you made there, really really brilliant xD
Jonathan S. - January 18, 2010 - Report this comment
Great stuff. Hysterical. 555
My security was ASK, by the way.

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