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Old 09-26-2007, 11:32 AM   #1
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For Old People...Like Richard :o)

To commemorate her 69th birthday on October 1, actress/vocalist, Julie Andrews made a special appearance at Manhattan's Radio City Music Hall for the benefit of the AARP.

One of the musical numbers she performed was "My Favorite Things"
from the legendary movie "Sound Of Music".

Here are the lyrics she used:

Maalox and nose drops and needles for knitting,
Walkers and handrails and new dental fittings,
Bundles of magazines tied up in string,
These are a few of my favorite things.

Cadillacs and cataracts ,and hearing aids and glasses,
Polident and Fixodent and false teeth in glasses,
Pacemakers, golf carts and porches with swings,
These are a few of my favorite things.

When the pipes leak,
When the bones creak,
When the knees go bad,
I simply remember my favorite things,
And then I don't feel so bad.

Hot tea and crumpets and corn pads for bunions,
No spicy hot food or food cooked with onions,
Bathrobes and heating pads and hot meals they bring,
These are a few of my favorite things.

Back pains, confused brains, and no need for sinnin',
Thin bones and fractures and hair that is thinnin',
And we won't mention our short shrunken frames,
When we remember our favorite things.

When the joints ache,
When the hips break,
the eyes grow dim,
Then I remember the great life I've had,
And then I don't feel so bad.

(Ms. Andrews received a standing ovation from the crowd that lasted over four minutes and repeated encores.)
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Old 09-26-2007, 11:39 AM   #2
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now thats a good laugh before lunch

thanks
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Old 09-26-2007, 12:03 PM   #3
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funny however not true about Julie Andrews.......

http://www.snopes.com/humor/iftrue/andrews.asp


makes a great song though
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Old 09-26-2007, 12:50 PM   #4
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Snopes is awesome isn't it!?
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Old 09-26-2007, 01:41 PM   #5
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Well geez, I was kinda thnking "the ol' doll's got a good sence of humour"
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Personally I could care less if it was factual.....it's a joke. But Greg wants to ruin everything. Party Pooper!
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But Greg wants to ruin everything. Party Pooper!
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I wonder if Greg's funny bone was in his ankle.
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Old 09-26-2007, 01:56 PM   #9
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no, it's in his......errrr nevermind....just lets you know why it's never used.
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Old 09-26-2007, 02:31 PM   #10
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hey now.....

I said it was funny.

just not true
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Personally I could care less if it was factual.....it's a joke. But Greg wants to ruin everything. Party Pooper!
me neither, it was a good laugh and me feel good
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ahhhh. You ruined my favorite song.

Those lyrics are pretty good.
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Old 09-26-2007, 03:33 PM   #13
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hey now.....

I said it was funny.

just not true
BWAHAHAHAHAHA! Don't mess with the master!
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"Polident and Fixodent and false teeth in glasses,..." God, now I'm humming the friggin tune.
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roflmao!
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