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Re^2: If I were a rich (wo)man...

by davido (Archbishop)
on Sep 13, 2005 at 22:34 UTC ( #491720=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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in thread If I were a rich (wo)man...

In the musical, "Fiddler on the Roof", there's a song called "If I were a rich man." In it, Tevia (the lead character) sings about all the things he would do if he were rich. One of them is "All day long I'd biddy biddy bum, if I were a wealthy man." Gwen Stefani recently sold a bundle of CD's with her rendition, "If I were a rich girl." (isn't she?)


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Re^3: If I was a rich grammatically challenged girl
by etcshadow (Priest) on Sep 14, 2005 at 17:06 UTC
    Actually, Gwen Stefani's song is regrettably "If I was a rich girl." Basically demonstrating a desire to throw the subjunctive mood down on the ground and kick it in the balls, repeatedly. It's all too common these days. Probably because Strong Bad has yet to include it on a grammar CD.
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Re^3: If I were a rich (wo)man...
by Paulster2 (Priest) on Sep 13, 2005 at 23:00 UTC

    TMI...TMI...My head is going to explode!! JK, great info davido!


    .oO( If only I could think of something perlish to write.... )

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