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ruzuzu commented on the word The Frogs
I am the very model of a modern Major-General.
I know our mythic history, King Arthur's and Sir Caradoc's;
I answer hard acrostics, I've a pretty taste for paradox,
I quote in elegiacs all the crimes of Heliogabalus,
In conics I can floor peculiarities parabolous;
I can tell undoubted Raphaels from Gerard Dows and Zoffanies,
I know the croaking chorus from The Frogs of Aristophanes!
- From "The Pirates of Penzance" by Gilbert and Sullivan
April 4, 2010
milosrdenstvi commented on the word The Frogs
And, of course the croaking chorus from The Frogs of Aristophanes itself:
βρεκεκεκὲξ κοὰξ κοάξ,
βρεκεκεκὲξ κοὰξ κοάξ!
Brekekekex koax koax,
Brekekekex koax koax!
PossibleUnderscore commented on the word The Frogs
He was the very model of a Modern Surgeon General.
He doesn't get an army or a navy or an arsenal
There's no one who salutes him or who even keeps his coffee warm
He spends his day at work, attaching ribbons to his uniform.
-(I didn't make this up, but can't remember where I heard it either...)
bilby commented on the word The Frogs
I am the bullish babble of a Beaky Bilby General.
April 5, 2010
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