Lyrical Excreta: An Annotation

Edgar Walters writes... Look, I’ll be the first the admit to the absurdity inherent in generations of pop song lyrics. From Page/Plant/Jones injecting seemingly random Tolkien references into otherwise conventional rock songs to Kurt Cobain singing from the point of view of a parrot, the stretching of a logical point to make an artistic statement, …

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Sally’s Long White Cheese Knife

It’s not just the jandals that throw you a mile. Anyone would think there’s not a huge culture shock to be experienced when you spend a lifetime in Australia and go visit New Zealand for a spell. The accent’s a little different, sure, and there are more hobbits and taller mountains, but NZ’s supposed to …

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