Re: Let's have a song, shall we?

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I recall much less synth and flute in the original I cut my teeth on.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 9:20 PM
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The original Paddy Reilly version, that is. Not the original-original.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 9:21 PM
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Wouldn't know Paddy if I bumped into him on my own doorstep (ah, where's Emerson to challenge that assertion?). All's I know is that song about Reilly's daughter, with that nudge nudge wink wink about "a damned sight quicker than I *married* his daughter".


Posted by: Mary Catherine | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 9:52 PM
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3: Huh?


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 9:56 PM
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Caterpillars are the most lachrymose of insects.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 10:36 PM
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Wow, what a coincidence. I heard this song for the first time recently (the Nanci Griffith version). It's a great song.


Posted by: NickS | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 10:37 PM
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5: Huh?


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 10:38 PM
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It means "teary" or "prone to crying", Stanley.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 10:42 PM
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Caterpillars are the most consupiscent of lepidoptera.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 10:43 PM
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the Nanci Griffith version

That's the first version I ever heard. I was just looking for it, but apparently it's not online.


Posted by: Witt | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 10:44 PM
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"concupiscent", Sifu.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 10:45 PM
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Fucking horny caterpillars got me all confused.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 10:48 PM
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I thought Sifu was funnin' me for feeling sad, is all. I think it's a genuinely sad story.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 10:52 PM
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And I'm a big hippie teddy bear DOT COM, so whatevs.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 10:54 PM
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Wait, what story's sad? The one in video? I didn't watch the video.

I was merely informed that this was the caterpillar thread.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 10:55 PM
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as far as i know, the Papers Please was OKed for anyone in the US, not just at the border, a while ago by the supreme court.


Posted by: yoyo | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 11:00 PM
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15: Exactly. To quote Boyz II Men, it's so hard to say goodbye to yesterday. And that's how I feel about caterpillars. That's all. So sad. And yet, butterflies! This all makes sense.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 04-23-10 11:09 PM
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I studied on this thing a bit overnight. Arizona has a lot of older white people with a sense of privilege and failing organs (some of whom are surely alcoholics). The immigrants have a surplus of young healthy kidneys. Solution left as an exercise to the reader*.

*Sadly my preferred campaign slogan --A Liver to Live Here--doesn't really work.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 04-24-10 8:47 AM
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Caterpillars are the most consupiscent of lepidoptera.

Led me to this article in the Catholic Encyclopedia on "Concupiscence" which is a perfect example of "What is wrong with our thoughts?" mentioned in the review thread. It does not matter much how you answer this question: something has already gone fatally wrong with your thoughts, once you find yourself so much as asking it. Although you also can see in it the seeds of why the Catholic church has befuddled so much of humanity for two millenia.

Two highlights:
1) By the sin of Adam freedom from concupiscence was forfeited not only for himself, but also for all his posterity with the exception of the Blessed Virgin by special privilege.
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2) A bit at the end on where they expound on problems with the (equally convoluted and insane) views of the reformers. The Catholic Church condemns these doctrines as erroneous or heretical.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 04-24-10 9:51 AM
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Bruuuuuccceeee


Posted by: Spike | Link to this comment | 04-24-10 9:03 PM
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14:And I'm a big hippie teddy bear DOT COM

Yes. The Stanley Boo Bear, available in fine toy stores & head shops everywhere. It's so caah-youuuuttte.

m, bong accessory sold separately


Posted by: max | Link to this comment | 04-25-10 7:47 AM
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This seems like the appropriate thread.

Someone just sent me a link to a 2008 Glen Campbell performance of Wichita Lineman which is surprisingly great.


Posted by: NickS | Link to this comment | 04-25-10 12:08 PM
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22: Pretty nice. To balance that, the most unnecessary cover ever--Sammy Davis Jr from 1970.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 04-25-10 12:46 PM
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