[Ads-l] -hootered

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat May 14 12:00:00 EDT 2016


> On May 14, 2016, at 9:49 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
>> there's a song I'm thinking of called "One-Ball Reilly"
> 
> Politely "One-Eyed."
> 
> JL

Yes, when I looked for a YouTube performance to link to my message, all I could find was the bowdlerized version as performed e.g. by Tommy Makem & the Clancy Brothers.  Extant lyrics for "One-Ball(ed) Riley" (or "Reilly") can be located, however.  When we compare the new version to the original, we observe that Makem/Clancy incorporate more changes than merely the rediagnosis of the title character's condition (yet another instance of Freud's "displacement upwards").  Compare, for example, the chorus and a random verse:


Refined version (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysMvI5i5Bgg)

Giddy I ae, giddy I ae, giddy I ae for the one-eyed Reilly
Giddy I ae, (clap, clap, clap) try it on your old big drum
...
I caught old Reilly by the hair, 
rammed his head in a pail of water
Fired his pistols into the air, 
a damned sight quicker than I married his daughter


Original version (from a field recording on my iTunes by John Patrick (collected by Sandy Paton);   
for a closely related version cf. http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/bawdy-songs/008618.HTM <http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/bawdy-songs/008618.HTM>

Fiddle-E-I-E, Fiddle-E-I-O
Fiddle-E-I-E for the one-balled Reilly
Rigga-jig-jig, balls and all
Rub-a-dub-dub, shag on!
...
Well, I knocked him down onto the floor
Shoved his head in a bucket o' water
Rammed the pistols up his are
A damn sight further than I'd shagged his daughter.

LH




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LH

> 
> On Sat, May 14, 2016 at 9:47 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> Screech owls may be described as "loud-hootered."
>> 
>> JL
>> 
>> On Sat, May 14, 2016 at 1:03 AM, Benjamin Barrett <mail.barretts at gmail.com
>>> wrote:
>> 
>>> LMAO.
>>> 
>>> I thought today that I came up with examples of body parts that don’t
>>> work, but I found them all on Google:
>>> 
>>> big-foreheaded
>>> big-buttocked
>>> big-penised
>>> big-calved
>>> big-shinned
>>> 
>>> Benjamin Barrett
>>> Formerly of Seattle, WA
>>> 
>>>> On 13 May 2016, at 08:35, Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> While researching the verb "schlong" after Trump's notorious usage, I
>>> had
>>>> to keep filtering out "long-schlonged," "big-schlonged,"
>>> "mini-schlonged,"
>>>> etc. from my searches on the simple past / past participle.
>>>> 
>>>> On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 2:13 AM, Benjamin Barrett <
>>> mail.barretts at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> You mean that the grammar allows body parts to become adjectives, as in
>>>>> big-footed? That’s a good point. (I have trouble with “a big-penised
>>> man”
>>>>> but perhaps it’s all right.) BB
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 12 May 2016, at 23:08, Mark Mandel <thnidu at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> The construction is standard; it's just its use with this noun that's
>>>>> novel.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Mark
>>>>>> On May 12, 2016 7:52 PM, "Benjamin Barrett" <mail.barretts at gmail.com
>>>>> <mailto:mail.barretts at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Not on Wiktionary or the Oxford Dictionary site. Googling yields
>>>>> primarily
>>>>>>> hits for pornographic videos.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 1. Sundays with Vlad: From Wal-Mart to Transylvania, One Man's Quest
>>> to
>>>>>>> Live in the World of the Undead
>>>>>>> by Paul Bibeau
>>>>>>> 2007
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Why not feature Chucky as one of Dracula's minions and have him
>>> staked
>>>>> by
>>>>>>> a wisecracking, big-hootered paralegal with a little help from Molly
>>>>>>> Ringwald?
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 2. How To Fish An Ocean Pier
>>>>>>> by ACTivist
>>>>>>> 20 May 2012
>>>>>>> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__novatownhall.com_2012_05_20_how-2Dto-2Dfish-2Dan-2Docean-2Dpier_&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=V0C15fb_uXJP1jae6h-DpCGpphyqzQXGrLVKMhCnRYE&s=4sU5EaUeM3qvz7xHehuSngQudhEW7ougtdwOGQuaTj8&e=  <
>>>>>>> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__novatownhall.com_2012_05_20_how-2Dto-2Dfish-2Dan-2Docean-2Dpier_&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=V0C15fb_uXJP1jae6h-DpCGpphyqzQXGrLVKMhCnRYE&s=4sU5EaUeM3qvz7xHehuSngQudhEW7ougtdwOGQuaTj8&e=  <
>>>>> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__novatownhall.com_2012_05_20_how-2Dto-2Dfish-2Dan-2Docean-2Dpier_&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=V0C15fb_uXJP1jae6h-DpCGpphyqzQXGrLVKMhCnRYE&s=4sU5EaUeM3qvz7xHehuSngQudhEW7ougtdwOGQuaTj8&e= >>
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> DON’T be fooled by those big hootered women in the short skirts who
>>>>> smile
>>>>>>> the whole time they are lying to you.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 3. heavily hootered
>>>>>>> by dawg32123212345
>>>>>>> 04 August 2008
>>>>>>> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.urbandictionary.com_define.php-3Fterm-3Dheavily-2520hootered&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=V0C15fb_uXJP1jae6h-DpCGpphyqzQXGrLVKMhCnRYE&s=Bm4d1rCBg_pSEz1roMkrYFjYdHwcqB610yAC7-r1lAI&e=  <
>>>>> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.urbandictionary.com_define.php-3Fterm-3Dheavily-2520hootered&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=V0C15fb_uXJP1jae6h-DpCGpphyqzQXGrLVKMhCnRYE&s=Bm4d1rCBg_pSEz1roMkrYFjYdHwcqB610yAC7-r1lAI&e= > <
>>>>>>> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.urbandictionary.com_define.php-3Fterm-3Dheavily-2520hootered&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=V0C15fb_uXJP1jae6h-DpCGpphyqzQXGrLVKMhCnRYE&s=Bm4d1rCBg_pSEz1roMkrYFjYdHwcqB610yAC7-r1lAI&e=  <
>>>>> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.urbandictionary.com_define.php-3Fterm-3Dheavily-2520hootered&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=V0C15fb_uXJP1jae6h-DpCGpphyqzQXGrLVKMhCnRYE&s=Bm4d1rCBg_pSEz1roMkrYFjYdHwcqB610yAC7-r1lAI&e= >>
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> [definition useless]
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 4. Why does it seem so trendy lately for large hootered women to do
>>> the
>>>>>>> chopdown?
>>>>>>> by Barack Insane Muslama
>>>>>>> Not dated
>>>>>>> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__answers.yahoo.com_question_index-3Fqid-3D20160428021349AAAzb5R&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=V0C15fb_uXJP1jae6h-DpCGpphyqzQXGrLVKMhCnRYE&s=dzctutJ2fGHU5SRFsuwYrbaQQx7ZtbIvS9hILwpcmCU&e=  <
>>>>> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__answers.yahoo.com_question_index-3Fqid-3D20160428021349AAAzb5R&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=V0C15fb_uXJP1jae6h-DpCGpphyqzQXGrLVKMhCnRYE&s=dzctutJ2fGHU5SRFsuwYrbaQQx7ZtbIvS9hILwpcmCU&e= > <
>>>>>>> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__answers.yahoo.com_question_index-3Fqid-3D20160428021349AAAzb5R&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=V0C15fb_uXJP1jae6h-DpCGpphyqzQXGrLVKMhCnRYE&s=dzctutJ2fGHU5SRFsuwYrbaQQx7ZtbIvS9hILwpcmCU&e=  <
>>>>> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__answers.yahoo.com_question_index-3Fqid-3D20160428021349AAAzb5R&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=V0C15fb_uXJP1jae6h-DpCGpphyqzQXGrLVKMhCnRYE&s=dzctutJ2fGHU5SRFsuwYrbaQQx7ZtbIvS9hILwpcmCU&e= >>
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> As they are destroying what God blessed them with (and what so many
>>>>> small
>>>>>>> hootered women go under the knife to obtain) is it also just one more
>>>>> way
>>>>>>> for the atheist retards to spit in religion's eye?
>>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
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>> 
>> 
>> --
>> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
>> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
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