The joys of a little list

Once upon a time, Professor Tom Lehrer set the names of the chemical elements to a possibly recognizable tune:

This may or may not have prompted Allan Sherman to rework a David Rose number into “Holiday for States”:

And there things stood for quite a while, until Yakko Warner took it upon himself to sing about the whole doggone world. It came out something like this:

Wakko, of course, would get his own list.


  1. Jean »

    2 July 2017 · 7:17 pm

    Abby, on NCIS, knows the elements song.

  2. CGHill »

    2 July 2017 · 7:27 pm

    And of course, she would.

  3. Roger O Green »

    3 July 2017 · 10:00 am

    Of course, some of those countries don’t exist and I’m sure there are some -stans missing

  4. Holly H »

    3 July 2017 · 10:26 am

    All adorable.

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