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- proper n. A Bantu speaking people living in Rwanda and Burundi; The Tutsi
- proper n. A member of such people.
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- n. a member of a Bantu speaking people living in Rwanda and Burundi
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By coincidence the Watusi are the tallest people on earth, with many of the men standing over seven feet (2.1 m) tall, while the Pygmies are the shortest people on earth, with full grown men often less than
They even played a "Watusi" song behind the out-takes -- you could hear Bob's tone of voice going from mild frustration to full, bleeped-out boil.
I don't know why .... maybe looking at all those National Geographics as a kid imprinted a latent desire to be a photojournalist (although I've yet to run across a naked Watusi which is why, of course, any American 10 year old boy would even be looking at
News of a newcomer to the festival scene near Cardiff (well, 25 minutes away) appeared on Twitter yesterday as Watusi festival told us about the event.
I spent a night in Kigali, in a five diamond hotel, where maybe someday, they'll do the Watusi down in Hutu hell.
No, today we're not doing anything as pedestrian as the Watusi or the Frug, today we have a whole podcast of failed dance crazes from You Got Good Taste.
Bonds, “Wah Watusi” by the Orlons, practically everything by the Beach Boys, “Do You Love Me” by the Contours, instrumentals like “Wipe Out” by the Surfaris, “Pipeline” by the Chantays, and “Easier Said Than Done” by the Essex, but by far the most requested song that summer was “Louie Louie” by the Kingsmen, a song in which no matter how closely you listen to it, the lyrics are still unintelligible.
Watusi 1959 - starring George Montgomery - written by James Clavell
At YouTube, there are several variations on the original blipvert, including one in which Patty makes a serlinguist pitch to the audience about how it's easier to apply online for Social Security than it is to re-learn the Watusi.
If you would like to be as "with-it" as Rob and Sandy here, you can Watusi over to my place to do the Jerk with Sweet Betsy From Pike, dance the Monkey Mash in the Streets of Laredo, and get lots more groooovy hip versions of public domain favorites.
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