[Ads-l] "gay" avoidance

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 20 14:33:48 EDT 2018


And especially beloved for providing the generic "scary animal" sound
effects for every jungle movie ever made.

JL

On Mon, Aug 20, 2018 at 12:43 PM Mark Mandel <mark.a.mandel at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Monkeys? The kookaburra is a bird.
>  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kookaburra
>
> Mark Mandel
>
> On Mon, Aug 20, 2018, 10:48 AM W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > The Kookaburra Song is another candidate for expurgation. Especially
> > nowadays its making fun of monkeys. Still recall the nuns having us sing
> it
> > numberless times in rounds. Catchy tune, though.
> >
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