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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

"In your yard I am the Ferengi man, very odd and chunky"

Via Squidoo I found a tired old Youtube phenomenon which is new to me: Buffalaxing, named after Buffalax (possibly a nom-de-youtube). He makes up English lyrics that sort of sound like the Hindi soundtracks of the mysterious Bollywood song-and-dance routines. Here's one:



This is actually how I've learned hard songs in foreign languages, particularly in Greek, which I find almost impenetrable. I make up fake cognates and memorize them instead.

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