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MHB & CowBells

Postby Matney » Sun, 14 May 2006 11:50 pm

I have to ask what is the significance with the word cowbells under your messages. It just happen to bring back a childhood memory and didn't know if it meant the same with you.

My Aunt use to have napkins with the name of an organisation called the Cowbells. It was for the wives of men who belonged to a particular cattle association. Is this the same or is there another meaning behind it all?

MOOOOOOOOOOO :wink:

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Postby Kats_ » Mon, 15 May 2006 12:20 am

LOL

I so cannot imagine MHB a part of any such association ...not after Bubbles' caricature depicting MHB as a dominatrix and Vaucluse bowing down to her!! It is just etched in my mind....:D Kidding, MHB :)

EADG has asked her abt it too sometime back and she mentioned it being some phenomenon ......go dig some of the latest threads ...

More MOoooooooooooo
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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Mon, 15 May 2006 6:27 am

Well, I also have a thing about cow bells. When my mother was a young girl, and they were selling off the bits of her beloved Grandparents farm after their death, she took the only thing that mattered to her. Which if fact, was the only thing her grandfather took with him from his home when he emigrated to America. An old cowbell. Nothing could remind him 'more of home than the sound of that bell' was his reasoning.

In the kitchen, of their house to this day, some 65 years later, hangs the cow bell. Years ago when my mother was asking what from the house I would like (to inherit was what she meant like china, chrystal, etc...): without hesitation I said 'just the cow bell'.


Cowbell also is a reference to one of the funniest Saturday Night Live skits in the last 10 years. If you goople it you'll see many, many references come up. It is used as an expression by those in the know and has become a part of lexicon of American English.

If something is just not right, you need more cow bell.

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Postby tiki » Mon, 15 May 2006 11:11 am

In a not so distant land....

through hell and high water, deception and betrayal,

two lonely souls struggle to keep their love alive.

Faced with menacing conveyer belts and the threat of a butcher's knife, they find solace in music...

this is a story of a bull and a cow

in magical place called....

'Moo-land Rouge.'

'A 5cowbells ratings,"- Entertainment Moo-night.
'If you feel alive
in a darkened room
Do you know the name
of your solitude..'

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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Mon, 15 May 2006 11:35 am

How long are you going to try to milk this Tiki? It's udderly ridiculous.

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Postby tiki » Mon, 15 May 2006 11:39 am

Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:How long are you going to try to milk this Tiki? It's udderly ridiculous.


Just some working-'grass' humor Ma'am.
'If you feel alive

in a darkened room

Do you know the name

of your solitude..'

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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Mon, 15 May 2006 11:41 am

Hay! don't give me your good good goodey Bull...

(Wow! look at me, pink floyd reference and a few puns) Too soon to put me out to pasture!

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Postby EADG » Tue, 16 May 2006 5:15 am

Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:Hay! don't give me your good good goodey Bull...

(Wow! look at me, pink floyd reference and a few puns) Too soon to put me out to pasture!

mind your throats, please
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