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3rd Aug '16 8:03:54 AM yisfidri
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* Comedian and musician Richard Stilgoe's 45-minute poem ''Who Pays The Piper?'', which humorously outlines the history of music from Pan to the present day, contains a song outlining Chopin's life, set to the Minute Waltz, which contains several of these:

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* Comedian and musician Richard Stilgoe's 45-minute poem ''Who Pays The Piper?'', ''Music/WhoPaysThePiper'', which humorously outlines the history of music from Pan to the present day, contains a song outlining Chopin's life, set to the Minute Waltz, which contains several of these:
1st Jun '16 4:59:08 AM ClockStopping
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* Happens often in ''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}'', though it's usually not obvious because, as is common in rap, the structure tends to be pretty flexible and there are a lot of internal rhymes.
** One example from "Alexander Hamilton":
-->There would've been nothin' left to do for someone less astute\\
He would've been dead or destitute without a cent of restitut-\\
ion!
** And then one from "Satisfied":
-->I asked about his family, did you see his answ-\\
er? His hands started fidgeting, he looked askance:\\
He's penniless, he's flying by the seat of his pants!
19th Apr '16 3:34:58 PM Sinick
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** The opening to Lehrer's song "Smut"
-->Smut!
-->Give me smut and nothing but!
-->A dirty novel I can't shut,
-->If it's uncut,
-->And unsubt-
-->tle.
22nd Mar '16 1:26:36 PM mcgrew
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* ''Theatre/SeventeenSeventySix'' features several examples, including "Sit Down, John":
-->It's ninety degrees,\\
have mercy, John, please!\\
It's hot as hell,\\
in Philadel-\\
phia!"
20th Jan '16 8:22:03 PM Twentington
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* "Follow Your Arrow" by Music/KaceyMusgraves combines this with a LastSecondWordSwap:
-->If you save yourself for marriage, you're a bore
-->If you don't save yourself for marriage, you're a hor[[note]]"whore"[[/note]]-
-->-rible person
19th Dec '15 1:01:51 PM Twentington
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* "I Will" by Jimmy Wayne:
-->What can I do? I can't make you stay here
-->But if you should choose to go your own way, where-
--> -ever you're going, whenever you turn
-->Remember this moment, remember these words
2nd Dec '15 12:32:30 PM AlexChurchill
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* In ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'', the beginning of "Out there" has this back and forth between Frollo and Quasimodo:

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* In ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'', the beginning of "Out there" There" includes as least ''three'' of these. At the start, it has this back and forth between Frollo and Quasimodo:



** And later in "Out there," we have this triplet:

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** And later Later in "Out there," There," we have this triplet:


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** And then still in the same song, there's:
-->Out there they'll revile you as a monster
-->Out there they will hate and scorn and jeer
-->Why invite their calumny and conster-
-->nation? Stay in here
27th Nov '15 6:58:34 AM twilicorn
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:: ''South Park'''s version, however, is much naughtier than the original playground song. Specifically, mention is made of [[CountryMatters "cont-aminated water."]]
* The [[Animaniacs]], listing off [https://youtu.be/Vvy0wRLD5s8US all the Presidents the US had had at the time]:

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:: ** ''South Park'''s version, however, is much naughtier than the original playground song. Specifically, mention is made of [[CountryMatters "cont-aminated water."]]
* The [[Animaniacs]], ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'', listing off [https://youtu.[[https://youtu.be/Vvy0wRLD5s8US all the Presidents the US had had at the time]:time]]:
22nd Oct '15 11:53:39 PM seahen123
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* The [[Animaniacs]], listing off [https://youtu.be/Vvy0wRLD5s8US all the Presidents the US had had at the time]:
-->Ted Roosevelt charged up San Juan Hill
-->Then President Taft he got the bill
-->In 1913 Woodrow Wil-
-->son takes is into World War One.
21st Sep '15 1:46:57 PM Prfnoff
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** "Night Waltz I (The Sun Won't Set)":
--->Perpetual sunset\\
Is rather an unset-\\
Tling thing.
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