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the ice cream van round here

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Llamedos Pam

Llamedos Pam Report 12 Aug 2008 13:00

My daughter in law tells the children it a van selling cockles and they hate cockles



MrDaff Report 12 Aug 2008 12:46

Thanks Puss..... I can't get that tune out of my head now!! lol


Daff xxx

Ladylol Pusser Cat

Ladylol Pusser Cat Report 12 Aug 2008 12:26

thanks keith xx

Ladylol Pusser Cat

Ladylol Pusser Cat Report 12 Aug 2008 12:25

Colonel Bogey March" is a popular march that was written in 1914 by Lieutenant F. J. Ricketts (1881-1945), a British military bandmaster who was director of music for the Royal Marines at Plymouth. Since at that time service personnel were not encouraged to have professional lives outside the armed forces, Ricketts published "Colonel Bogey" and his other compositions under the pseudonym Kenneth Alford. Supposedly, the tune was inspired by a military man and golfer who whistled a characteristic two-note phrase (a descending minor third interval) instead of shouting "Fore!". It is this phrase that begins each line of the melody. Bogey is a golfing term meaning one over par.

The sheet music was a million-seller, and the march was recorded many times. "Colonel Bogey" is the authorized march of The King's Own Calgary Regiment (RCAC) of the Canadian Forces. Many humorous or satirical verses have been sung to this tune; some of them vulgar. The English quickly established a simple insulting use for the tune, where the first two syllables were used for a variety of rude expressions, most commonly " norty word, then followed by "...and the same to you." The best known, which originated in England at the outset of World War II, goes by the title "Hitler Has Only Got One nagdre". A later parody, sung by schoolchildren in the United States, is called "Comet", and deals with the effects of consuming a popular brand of household cleanser


KeithInFujairah Report 12 Aug 2008 12:23

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ To EB.

Easter Bunny

Easter Bunny Report 12 Aug 2008 12:22

lol trust you Puss

~~~~~~~~to Keith


Diddydoris Report 12 Aug 2008 12:22

Can only think of Hitler! lol Friend of mine was told as a child that the music coming from the van meant they'd run out of ice cream....


KeithInFujairah Report 12 Aug 2008 12:21

Puss, its the Colonel Bogey March.

Google for Hitler has only got one ......


LindaMcD Report 12 Aug 2008 12:19

Trust you now we will all be singing it in our heads!! x

Ladylol Pusser Cat

Ladylol Pusser Cat Report 12 Aug 2008 12:18

sings hitler has only got one nadger, its the only version i know
so after he has been singing round here i hum in it in my head
what is the real tune please xxxx