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Gillam was softly singing the overture from "Brigadoon", but since the only word he knew was brigadoon, he made it fill in for all the lyrics.
MORE FROM GINNY BATES -- LIFE WITH SMALL CHILDREN, 1991 TO 1993 Maggie Jochild 2007
I was suggesting watertown is similar to morristown, but summit is probably a better example and welsley is similar to mendham (rural wealthy). all personal experience of course and i see your point about the watertown brigadoon example.
September 14th, 2008 at 9: 25 pm and no, i dont plan on ever buying in brigadoon, so could care less what the homes go for now or in 2012.
: oh, i can't pick just one!! carousel, west side story, brigadoon, and seven brides for seven brothers rank right up there, though!
i think i've held back long enough proudmary04 2003
halcyonwhimsy commented on the word brigadoon
an idyllic place that is either out of touch with reality or only appears for brief amounts of time in a greater span of time.
Pretty sure this originates from the Musical Brigadoon which is based on a German story.
October 2, 2007
bilby commented on the word brigadoon
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November 27, 2007
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November 28, 2007
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November 28, 2007
treeseed commented on the word brigadoon
Brigadoon is a musical with a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.
It tells the story of a mysterious Scottish village that appears for only one day every hundred years, though to the villagers, the passing of each century seems no longer than one night. The enchantment is viewed by them as a blessing rather than a curse, for it saved the village from destruction. According to their covenant with God, no one from Brigadoon may ever leave, or the enchantment will be broken and the site and all its inhabitants will disappear into the mist forever. Two American tourists, lost in the Highlands, stumble upon the village just as a wedding is about to be celebrated, and their arrival has serious implications for the village's inhabitants.
Lerner's book was based on a much older German story by Friedrich Gerstäcker about the mythical village of Germelshausen that fell under an evil magic curse.
February 10, 2008