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A little HAL trivia

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Don't ask me why this suddenly popped into my head *LOL*

 

But I just remembered a jingle on an old HAL commercial from years ago, when I was a kid.

 

It was to the tune of 'Lets Call the Whole Thing off'

 

It went something like this:

 

"You say Rotterdam, and I say Amsterdam"

 

"You say Statendam, and I say Westerdam "

 

"Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Statendam, Westerdam"

 

"Lets take a Holland America Cruise"

 

Please tell me that someone remembers this jingle and that I am not crazy *LOL*

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Please tell me that someone remembers this jingle and that I am not crazy *LOL*
Vicar,

 

Just because someone remembers the jingle, it doesn't mean you're not crazy.:D

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*LOL*

 

 

I admit that I am crazy, i just wanted to make sure that I wasn't the only one hearing the Jingle in my head.

 

See I hear voices , but they sound like Sir John Geilgud and Ethel Merman

 

You try and live with Satanic Messages that are both dramatic and play to the back row *LOL*

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Please tell me that someone remembers this jingle and that I am not crazy *LOL*
Sorry, but it sparks no memories. Of course, I was in college in the 60's and some of those experiences wiped out all previous memory. :)

 

-dave

If you can remember the 60's then you weren't there - Robin Williams

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It could well be during the time HAL was known as Holland America Cruises. I just ran across a matchbook with that name and I have one of their canvas bags with the same name on it.

 

You say Amster

And I say Rotter.

 

You like 'Laska

Carib is hotter.

 

Prinsen, Volen, Zuider, Ooster,

Let's call our TA now.

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Ah yes -- I remember it well (as Maurice Chevalier would sing).

 

You say eether, and I say it's eIther, you say neether and I say neIther...

 

tomaytoes, tomahtoes, potaytoes, potahtoes, let's call the whole thing off.

 

Slinkie (not really crazy, yet, but old enough to know that song)

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VICAR:

 

I don't remember it but in the Midwest HAL probably wasn't advertising in those days. It doesn't mean you are crazy but blessed with a good memory.

By the way, whose Vicar are you? Are you an urban vicar, a parochial vicar, a rural vicar, a suburban vicar?

 

Slainte!

Himself

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