am 12.1.2002 11:19 Uhr schrieb frank kretschmer unter
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> No offence meant ;-)))
> But since they used Father and Son" on an ad for instant tea some (long)
> years ago ...
> The text to the melody ran "wenn der Teekessel singt und der Goldteefdix
> duftet" (I won't translate that)
> For me this was kind of a trauma I guess ;-) (I was aged 15 or so by then).
Well, they used Beethoven's 5th to push pampers, so...
> Oh, yes, I forgot to tell: Maby you noticed already but I am "the Hun at the
> gate", i.e. I'm from Germany (Euro-Country nowerdays ;-) )
Sure, Frank -- how can one overlook the uni-duisburg.de address?
(How are things in the Kohlenpott these days? Haven't been there for ages.)
That was why I sent you the Horst Wessel Lied as an analogy to the
disgusting Kipling war poem.
Then I also realized that you must be young. Most every German of my age
would have gotten mad. to you Nazism is from the stone age.
But I still claim it was a valid comparison (now I fear some English listers
I herewith proclaim:
Any poem glorifying war is a perversion.
Any poet/painter/writer/researcher selling his talent to the military is a
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.