Re: Why, M/tch, you're very welcome.

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I still owe BitchPhD three beers. Not sure how to bring that about now.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 6:31 AM
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I still owe BitchPhD three beers. Not sure how to bring that about now.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 6:31 AM
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I still owe BitchPhD three beers. Not sure how to bring that about now.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 6:31 AM
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I still owe BitchPhD three beers. Not sure how to bring that about now.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 6:31 AM
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I still owe BitchPhD three beers. Not sure how to bring that about now.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 6:32 AM
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Goddammit!


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 6:32 AM
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I'm sure comments 1-5 counts.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 6:33 AM
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I'll just paste this in here to set the scene:

The song was recorded with some fellow singing improv students right after we finished our first 301 class session this past Wednesday. I asked for a suggestion of an animal, told our musician I'd like something soaring and anthemic, and away we went. The melody, words, moves, etc were all made up on the spot. My classmates are awesome.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 6:35 AM
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You probably won't want to buy her all 15 beers at once. She probably can't drink that much.


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 6:39 AM
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Yayyyyyy.


Posted by: redfoxtailshrub | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 6:45 AM
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Catchy, too.


Posted by: redfoxtailshrub | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 6:47 AM
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ms bill and I donned our spectacles at breakfast and thoroughly enjoyed this. Well done, M/tch and classmates.


Posted by: bill | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 7:11 AM
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Fuck. NMM2 J.J.Cale.

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Posted by: chris y | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 7:26 AM
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That gave me an earworm.

13 I'm a very bad man. I read that as John Cale and was very upset but was greatly relieved to find out it wasn't him.


Posted by: Barry Freed | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 8:08 AM
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I had the same reaction as Barry to 13.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 8:10 AM
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John Jacob Jingleheimer Cale


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 8:12 AM
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I'll never look at armadillos the same way again.


Posted by: J, Robot | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 9:23 AM
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Kind of squinty and suspicious?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 9:25 AM
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14, 15 - There's a NMM/Caged Heat joke to be made what Cale stands before the Lord of Song.


Posted by: snarkout | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 9:26 AM
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The melody, words, moves, etc were all made up on the spot. My classmates are awesome.

Very nice.


Posted by: NickS | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 9:33 AM
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Wow, M/tch, nice work! We haven't always seen eye-to-eye, I guess you don't like me very much, but whatever: you are inspiring in that bit. Thanks for sharing it. I wish I had the balls to do that sort of thing.


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 11:46 AM
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Love the build at the end. Bravo! I really wish I could be there for your big debut.


Posted by: k-sky | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 11:47 AM
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I don't want to distract from this thread, but I wonder if we might have a post and thread about MOOCs. Scott Lemieux has a post at LGM responding to a Jon Chait piece which pooh-poohs the notion that MOOCs might could be troubling at all.

I normally like Chait, and was surprised to see this density on his part.

Possibly we could have a post on this topic. I'd normally just threadjack something else, but there's nothing appropriate.

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Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 11:58 AM
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I'm not seeing the embedded thingie in the OP, possibly because I'm using a nexus tablet. Is there a direct link to it?


Posted by: x. Trapnel | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 12:16 PM
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I'm not seeing the embedded thingie in the OP, possibly because I'm using a nexus tablet. Is there a direct link to it?


Posted by: x. Trapnel | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 12:17 PM
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Trapnel, this might be it


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 12:26 PM
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That's awesome, M/tch. One of the things I like best about this place is watching people do things that are wildly far removed from my areas of expertise -- the Public Speaking thread being another recent example.


Posted by: Witt | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 12:27 PM
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Thanks. Actually got it through Firefox.


Posted by: x.trapnel | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 12:29 PM
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Yeah, that was awesome. The Mills thing, not the math thread, which was scary.


Posted by: x.trapnel | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 12:30 PM
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It's "M/lls".


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 12:37 PM
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Oh, crap. I just got word that the mother of one of my best friends passed away this morning. Shit. She was on a downward trajectory, and was in hospice. I had the friend over last night: we talked for hours. I'm a crying type around death, so now I'm trying to keep back tears for him.

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Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 12:54 PM
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Sorry to hear that, parsimon. My sympathies.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 1:05 PM
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Thanks, teo. It's not my burden personally, but I'm feeling deeply for my friend.


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 1:09 PM
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My sympathies, Parsimon.

Back to the OP: Iberian Beauty and I couldn't stop singing "like an armadillo ... dillo ... dillo!" this morning.


Posted by: x.trapnel | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 9:28 PM
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It's been stuck in my head off and on all day.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 9:38 PM
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Me three. I hear it along the lines of Rihanna's "Umbrella", where I just keep repeating "dillo, dillo, dillo".


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 9:47 PM
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That's excellent, 米奇.


Posted by: Von Wafer | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 10:01 PM
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You know Chinese, VW?


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 10:20 PM
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He is Chinese. The German noble name is just an affectation.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 11:14 PM
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Chinese where it counts.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07-28-13 4:26 AM
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The girls got the chance to pet a hairy screaming armadillo again today, just in case you're looking for other options. It turns out that the fox has many tricks but the armadillo has several species, and I don't know if we can really blame Archilochus for being blind to that.


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 07-28-13 7:15 PM
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Awww! Awesome.

I briefly got that song out of my head thanks to the earworminess of the YYY's "Little Shadow", but now it's back. Arrgh!


Posted by: x.trapnel | Link to this comment | 07-28-13 8:12 PM
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hairy screaming armadillo

This is a euphemism for something horrible, isn't it? Or some stupid colorful cocktail popular with the sorority set. There's no way this is an actual animal, is what I'm saying.


Posted by: togolosh | Link to this comment | 07-29-13 6:32 AM
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Sorry, screaming hairy armadillo, not the other way around. I don't think that makes it any better or less cocktail-sounding.


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 07-29-13 9:00 AM
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