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Sing it to the World

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Today I had a very long but fun day with Jack and his girlfriend Alexa. Yes Jack has a GF!! OMG!! They’ve been “exclusive” since the summer of 2017. Oh Em Gee. And yes, they are adorable etc etc etc. We started our day at 7:15am and ended it at 9:15pm! It’s easy to fill a day with outlet shopping, seafood lunch, beach combing, and a carnival. Whew.

On the car ride up to the beach we were listening to Queen and confirming that Freddy Mercury indeed had a British accent but sang pretty flawlessly without a trace of that accent.

Also, if you haven’t seen Bohemian Rhapsody, what the hell are you waiting for? I loved it and the actors that played Freddy Mercury and Brian May. They were really on point. I really hope Rami Malek gets an Oscar for this performance.

Anyhoo…back to the car ride…

Alexa: How come these singers all do not have an accent when they sing?

me: Yeah, isn’t that funny? Any person that speaks English with an accent can generally sing without an accent. I’ve read about that and hear it with certain bands. Even German bands sing in English with almost NO accent.

Alexa: That’s kind of weird.

me: Also, that’s how some actors from other countries can speak with a perfect American accent. They treat it sort of like singing and they open their mouths and throats to exaggerate the sound and it helps them to lose the accent.

Jack: Yeah but the only thing they aren’t opening is their arteries from eating all the greasy American food.

me: Always with the one liners, eh?

 

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6 thoughts on “Sing it to the World”

    1. Isn’t it great? I have a. Either that’s 16 years younger than me (I’m 50 now), and when he was 11 he said Hey, this is that great song (Another One Bites The Dust) by this new band Queen. I remember we we’re driving at the time. I was like, I hate to break it to you but this song was “new” when I was 11 and the singer is dead now. (I didn’t have tact in my 20’s). His look of horror! 😫

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      1. Ha!! When my brother was about the same age, he told me about the new band Guns N Roses. I never listened to them, but I knew enough to know that they were by no means new.

        “Another One Bites the Dust” is the song that got my kid hooked.

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