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Old 05-06-2014, 05:09 PM
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Magalina Hagalina . . .

Do you remember the words to this kidsí song? Letís see how many verses we can put together (and how many variations on her name). Iíll start:

Magalina Hagalina Hoopensteier Wallenheimer, Hogan Logan Mogan was her name.
She had two peculiar teeth in her mouth, one pointed north and the other pointed south.
Old 05-06-2014, 09:30 PM
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The one I remember:
Magalina Pagalina Reubensteiner Einerdiner Mokoloka Poka was her name
She had two hairs on her head
One was alive and the other was dead
Old 05-06-2014, 09:38 PM
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You have to sing it while juggling oranges and doing a tap dance.
Old 05-06-2014, 10:17 PM
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You have to sing it while juggling oranges and doing a tap dance.
Damn your drunk tests are hard!
Old 05-07-2014, 12:39 AM
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I was completely unfamiliar w/ the song in its original form, but here's a favorite band's rather unique gloss on it.

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Old 05-07-2014, 02:53 AM
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I remember it being Magdalina Hagdalina ...

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Old 05-07-2014, 02:15 PM
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I learned it as

"Magdalena Agdalena Oops CannaWannaWanna HokeyPokeyDokey was her name...
Toot Toot!"
Old 05-07-2014, 02:23 PM
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The way I learned it (perhaps not in order)...

Catalina Magdalina Hoopensteina Wallentina Hogan Logan Bogen was her name!

She had two ears like sails on a boat
Her Adam's apple wobbled up and down her throat

Catalina Magdalina Hoopensteina Wallentina Hogan Logan Bogen was her name!

She had a neck like a ten-foot pole
And right in the middle was a hairy old mole

Catalina Magdalina Hoopensteina Wallentina Hogan Logan Bogen was her name!

She had two hips like battleships
One stayed home, and the other took trips

Catalina Magdalina Hoopensteina Wallentina Hogan Logan Bogen was her name!

One day a truck hit Catalina...
The driver had to buy a whole new machine-a!

Catalina Magdalina Hoopensteina Wallentina Hogan Logan Bogen was her name!
Old 05-07-2014, 02:35 PM
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We used to read my daughter a book called "Catalina Magdalena Whoopensteiner Wallendiner Hogan Logan Bogan Was Her Name", which she loved.

"Meet Catalina Magdalena Whoopensteiner Wallendiner Hogan Logan Bogan...
She had two holes on the bottom of her nose--
One for her fingers, and one for her toes!"
Old 05-07-2014, 03:22 PM
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Damn your drunk tests are hard!
I thought it was something made up for the movie! You mean, it's real? I've never heard it in my life.

I would not have passed.
Old 05-07-2014, 04:55 PM
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I remember it more it less like what's here:

Quote:
Chorus: Maggalina-Haggalina-Ookataka-Wakataka-Okomokopoko was her name, her name!

She had two hairs on the top of her head, (two fingers on top of head)
One was alive, the other was dead! (wave one finger, then the other)

She had two eyes in the middle of her head, (point to eyes)
One was green and the other was red! (point to one eye, then the other)

She had two teeth in the middle of her mouth, (point to teeth)
One pointed north and the other pointed south! (point one finger up, the other down)

She had two hands on the ends of her arms, (shake arms)
One rang bells and the other rang charms! (shake one arm, then the other)

She had two knees in the middle of her legs, (slap knees)
One liked bacon and the other liked eggs! (slap one knee, then the other)

She had two feet sized forty-four and a half... (stomp feet)
One took a shower and the other took a bath! (stomp one foot, then the other)

A ten-ton truck hit poor Maggalina... (act VERY sad)
The old truck driver had to buy a new machina! (sing happily!)
I want to say I know all this from listening to Dr. Demento, but I can't find anything supporting that. Or maybe from my Boy Scouts days, but if that were the case, I would think that the verses I remember would be more...um, bawdy. Like 7th grade bawdy. Good times.

And one more thing. I remember the chorus as being slightly different from what's above, as in:

Quote:
Maggalina-Haggalina-Ookataka-Wakataka-Okomokopoko was her name, what a shame!
It was a long time ago, of course, so I could be remembering incorrectly.
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