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BS: chortle - How many folkies...

05 Mar 03 - 11:09 AM (#903993)
Subject: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: MMario

http://kzoo.edu/~wfitzg/bulbsong.html


05 Mar 03 - 11:31 AM (#904013)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: Bagpuss

Hehehehe!

Another one that should really be in the music section I think...


05 Mar 03 - 01:25 PM (#904098)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: GUEST,Kim C no cookie

That is just about the funniest thing I have seen in EONS!!!!!!!


05 Mar 03 - 01:49 PM (#904116)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: GUEST,Jon

I thought it looked familiar... Most if not all comes from a 1999 thread in rec.music.folk.

try this

Jon


05 Mar 03 - 01:58 PM (#904120)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: katlaughing

LOL, well done Jeri and JohnP! As well as the others. Thanks for the link, MMario and Jon.


05 Mar 03 - 02:10 PM (#904128)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: Leadfingers

It takes twenty four folksingers to change a light bulb.One to actually change it,three to sing in harmony about what a wonderful light it was , and the other twenty to stand around saying how much better a light bulb it would have been if it hadnt been electric.


05 Mar 03 - 04:14 PM (#904197)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: catspaw49

always nice to see Jeri's lyrics huh? LOL....thanks Mario

Spaw


05 Mar 03 - 04:39 PM (#904212)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: PageOfCups

I've been a bulb-changer for many a year,
With GE's and Sylvania's I've ranged far and near.
But with compact florescents bein' sold at each store,
Soon there'll be no bulb-changers, no never, no more!
    And it's no, nay, never
    No, nay, never, no more
    Will there be lightbulb-changers
    No, never, no more!


05 Mar 03 - 08:03 PM (#904360)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: vectis

How many folksingers does it take to change a lightbulb?

One to change it.
The rest sing about how much better it was in the old days.


05 Mar 03 - 09:38 PM (#904424)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: Mrrzy

LOL actually literally - and not the way people have taken to using literally to mean emphatically, either! Especially the extra gypsies who are needed to run away with the lady-O!


06 Mar 03 - 12:44 AM (#904528)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: Mudlark

Ah, I needed a laugh this evening...thanks for posting.


06 Mar 03 - 03:34 AM (#904574)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: Hrothgar

Har har har har har har har har har har har har har har har har har har har .........


06 Mar 03 - 09:28 AM (#904723)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: Dead Horse

Here's a bulb, my dearest Nancy
60 watts would be my guess
If you climb up this step ladder
I'll not look up your dress
And the main thing on my mind dear girl
Is the safety of you still
If you stick your finger in the end
You just might get a greater thrill


06 Mar 03 - 11:32 AM (#904820)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: Dave Bryant

I've mailed my two entries in to the site:

I went down to Sammy's Bar,
Oh the lightbulb needs changing.
But I had to reach too far,
And I broke the wires-o.

And

Hand me the lightbulb, hand me the lightbulb,
I don't want to reach down all the way-a-a-ay.
Hand me the lightbulb, hand me the lightbulb,
Don't take the whole ****ing day.


06 Mar 03 - 12:42 PM (#904882)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: Bullfrog Jones

As I was going over to change a bulb this morning
I met with my mate Barry and he gave me this stern warning
First you take your lightbulb, then you take your socket
Push the bulb right in to it and give a twist to lock it

But be sure, oh be sure that you don't
Fall of the ladder-o, fall off the ladder-o
When changing that lightbulb

BJ


06 Mar 03 - 01:00 PM (#904906)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: Gareth

"Cosher Bailey had a lightbulb,
It was always wanting changing,
Forty Watts was it's power,
It would last about an hour."

"Have you ever saw, (X3)
Such a funny thing before."

"Cosher Bailey sister Tant,
She has an old Miners Lamp,
For to light its wicker,
You must fiddle with the pricker"

" Have you ever saw etc.

Gareth


06 Mar 03 - 04:03 PM (#905055)
Subject: RE: BS: chortle - How many folkies...
From: Mudlark

I am a lightbulb, a jolly jolly lightbulb
To be screwed into a socket is my delight
Oh it's left-y loose-y and right-y tight-y
Do it proper and I'll stay lit all night.

Lightbulb, lightbulb, Nancy lightbulb
Light up that lightbulb Nancy-o.

...funny how if you type lightbulb enough times it begins to look like a totally unintelligible bunch of letters.