And you wouldn't dare insult me, sir,
If Jack were only here.
Sunday, January 20, 2008
Country Music Update
Somebody--could it be that language guy from Stanford on NPR?--did a nice essay a few years back on the linguistic subtleties of country music songs, as in "When Your Phone Rings and Nobody's There, It Will be Me" (and cf. this). The Car Guys on NPR introduced a new crop this morning (although I'm not sure they all sounded quite that new). I do like:
Someday When You Swing that Skillet, My Face Won't Be There.