Will Sir Elton sing?

I’m going to be slammin’ work today, with a heap o’ writin’ to do — and a passel o’ letters to drop — before the weekend, so just move along, little to see here.

OK, one thing to see: Dead Celebrity Songs, featuring retooled lyrics to “Candle in the Wind” for most recently dead celebrities you could name. Like, oh…

Goodby Don Adams
Though Agent 99 knew you well
You had the grace to act a fool
Using your shoe phone we could tell
You crawled out of New York City
With a dream in your hand
Always had a job
Once the Love Boat set sail again

Which reminds me: The other day I was in the bank, and picked up a copy of The Economist. Like most Yanks, I assumed this magazine would be edited for a smarter class of folks than, oh, Time magazine. Flipped to a random page. Elton John is described as “the bespectacled pop star.”

Alan threatens to shoot all writers who use the word “bespectacled.”

Off to the keys. Wish me well.

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One response to “Will Sir Elton sing?”

  1. Bartleby said on December 15, 2005 at 9:12 pm

    I hope it isn’t too hard to drill, or too expensive, and that you get really good water!

    Oh, sorry — I thought it said, “wish me a well.”

    The internet needed one more bad comedian, didn’t it?

    OK, OK. Tough crowd tonight. I hope your work goes well. As in “good.” Real good.

    I think my work here is done.

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