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Old 08-18-2002, 11:42 PM
Green Eyed Stranger Green Eyed Stranger is offline
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There's a hole in my bucket

This thread has nothing to do with my post, but it is a song that's on my son's CD of children's songs, along withThere's a Hole in My Bucket.

So now after listening to it more times than I care to, I can't decide if Henry is an idiot and has to be told every step of a process. Or he's being purposefully obtuse, and merely leading Liza down the same thought path that he's already been down (while being incredebly patronizing at the same time).

What do you think?

(Yes, I know you can't get more mundane or pointless, but in the aforementioned thread, it was moved here because it was about a song)
Old 08-19-2002, 12:27 AM
t-keela t-keela is offline
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Well, Henry...sounds like you need a couple of shots of Jose'

(I think somebody needs to talk to poor Henry, he seems to have forgotten his own name) :bored
Old 08-19-2002, 12:32 AM
Fionn Fionn is offline
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I think he's being deliberately obtuse, with someone who's nagging him.
Old 08-19-2002, 12:47 AM
Krisfer the Cat Krisfer the Cat is offline
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I second that.. I always thought he was being obtuse so that Liza would throw up her arms and say " GOOD GOD, I"LL DO IT THEN!"

I grew up on the Henry Belafonte version from one of his Carnegie Hall appearances. You can hear Belafonte chuckle just before the punchline... Henry knew damned well what he was doing!


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