Fun Fridays – June 28, 2019

You simply have to watch and listen to this video to grasp its genius. You will have to be watching to follow the lyrics.

Of course, the music is now repeating in my mind on an endless loop!

From the copyright notes:
A biblical and ancient Near-Eastern-studies–themed parody of “I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General” from The Pirates of Penzance. Lyrics, musical arrangement, and vocals by Joshua Tyra, ⓒ 2011. Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan, original lyrics by William S. Gilbert.

 

18 Responses to Fun Fridays – June 28, 2019

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    Loretta Eidson June 28, 2019 at 4:43 am #

    Too funny! I’d never heard some of those words. Whew! Glad I don’t have to remember them!

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    Kristen Johnson June 28, 2019 at 5:11 am #

    Too good! I love G&S. And while I have no idea what most of those words mean, it made me laugh. Thanks for the fun and have a great weekend.

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    Deanna Stalnaker June 28, 2019 at 5:22 am #

    Fun video. Wow, how can that sing those words without missing a beat!

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    Roberta Sarver June 28, 2019 at 5:50 am #

    Wow! I didn’t know people could talk that fast!

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    Damon J. Gray June 28, 2019 at 6:16 am #

    LOL!!! Where do you find this stuff every week?

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    Nora June 28, 2019 at 6:31 am #

    What language! Lol

    Wonder how many takes it took. So funny. Thanks for sharing.

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    Savanna June 28, 2019 at 6:40 am #

    Haha! Do y’all think he’s a philologist? I’d say he’s the very model of a Biblical one… 😜

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    Chris Wachter June 28, 2019 at 6:49 am #

    LOL! A fun way to start a Friday.

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    Lila Diller June 28, 2019 at 7:11 am #

    Oh, that was hilarious!! I shared it with my pastors. 😉

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    Sy Garte June 28, 2019 at 7:43 am #

    So, the Philistines were Canadians. I thought it was the other way round.

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    Georjean June 28, 2019 at 9:04 am #

    BRAVO! Loved it…

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    Cynthia Cunningham Shigo June 28, 2019 at 9:12 am #

    This is great fun. I shared it to my favorite Facebook group, You Know You’re and MK if . . . . because we have been having a discussion about whether some races or tribes of people are just naturally more gifted at learning lots of languages. My husband, a doctor of biblical studies with a very dry sense of humor actually laughed out loud when I showed it to him.

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    Cynthia Cunningham Shigo June 28, 2019 at 9:12 am #

    This is great fun. I shared it to my favorite Facebook group, You Know You’re an MK if . . . . because we have been having a discussion about whether some races or tribes of people are just naturally more gifted at learning lots of languages. My husband, a doctor of biblical studies with a very dry sense of humor actually laughed out loud when I showed it to him.

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    Carol Tanksley June 28, 2019 at 9:31 am #

    And the music is running in an endless loop in my mind as well. Thanks for the smiles this Friday!

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    Sheri Dean Parmelee, Ph.D June 28, 2019 at 10:37 am #

    Very impressive.

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    Jason June 28, 2019 at 1:33 pm #

    Hysterical!

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    Kay DiBianca June 28, 2019 at 4:47 pm #

    I love this. Our son has performed the role of Major General Stanley with the Austin G&S Society. I still don’t know how he does it!

    I especially liked the theory that the Philistines were actually Canadians. Too funny.

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    Pete June 29, 2019 at 3:29 am #

    But can he mix a good Martini?

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