[lit-ideas] Re: Polar bears vital step closer to winning US Presidency

  • From: Mike Geary <jejunejesuit.geary2@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 9 Jul 2011 14:30:46 -0500

So what would you call a bi-polar polar bear?  Tri-Polar???

Just curious,
Mike Geary
in Memphis and wondering if

On Sat, Jul 9, 2011 at 3:16 AM, David Ritchie <ritchierd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> The Presidency headline made my day.  Re. the contents of the Polar Bear
> article, my one thought is that if I lived in a place named Inchnadamph I'd
> a) buy a space heater and try to heat all of space or b) devote my life to
> looking for polar bear skeletons.  Re. Connolly, I'm shocked that he missed
> his most obvious target.  That song Andy Stewart sings, "There was a
> soldier, a Scottish solider..." blah, blah, is called "The Green Hills of
> Tyrol," see here for details:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Scottish_Soldier
> My guess is that's how Tyree came to have green hills.
> My task today is to find a bagpiper who can play this *in* the green hills
> of Tyrol.
> David Ritchie,
> Switzerland
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> The song and fact reminds me of the blue, misty hills of Tyree:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjukQapSD0k&feature=related
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