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  • Lynch, Brian M
    Explaining how one can be his own grandfather-presented to multiple learning styles and across learning-generations. Nice.... Brian From:
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      Explaining how one can be his own grandfather-presented to multiple
      "learning styles" and across learning-generations. Nice....



      Brian



      From: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SACC-L@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      Of lauratgonzalez
      Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2011 9:45 AM
      To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [SACC-L] Re: more on Bill Wyman





      I agree! However, if you would rather show a diagrammed version of the
      song's lyrics (hysterical) you can try this one:
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlzSRQ8C0uQ&NR=1

      Laura

      --- In SACC-L@yahoogroups.com <mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com> , Dianne
      C <dianneky@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > The downside of the Muppets is that I have had some students who don't
      know who they are! It was on tv from 1976 to 1981. I think it's my civic
      and academic duty to introduce them. -- Dianne
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      > To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com <mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com>
      > From: blynch@...
      > Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 07:55:07 -0400
      > Subject: RE: [SACC-L] more on Bill Wyman
      >
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      >
      > Of course, Dianne! The Muppets!
      > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0s5Kn9QXtU
      >
      > Brian
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com <mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com>
      [mailto:SACC-L@yahoogroups.com <mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com> ] On
      Behalf
      > Of Dianne C
      > Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2011 7:39 AM
      > To: sacc-l@yahoogroups.com <mailto:sacc-l%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: RE: [SACC-L] more on Bill Wyman
      >
      > The Muppetts do a great rendition of "I Am My Own Grandpa." I think it
      > may be a Ray Stevens song. You can find the Muppett version on the
      net,
      > of course.
      >
      >
      > To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com <mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com>
      > From: blynch@...
      > Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 16:45:05 -0400
      > Subject: RE: [SACC-L] more on Bill Wyman
      >
      > I'm just getting ready to go into an intro cultural anthro class, and
      am
      > going to give them copies of this exchange, just to give them a little
      > insight into the minds of cultural anthropologists. :)
      >
      > Brian
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com <mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com>
      [mailto:SACC-L@yahoogroups.com <mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com> ] On
      Behalf
      > Of Katrina Worley
      > Sent: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 4:40 PM
      > To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com <mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: Re: [SACC-L] more on Bill Wyman
      >
      > this is where I get to post the lyrics to one of those silly folk
      songs
      > I collect for just this purpose...
      >
      > I'm My Own Grandpa
      >
      > Many, many years ago when I was twenty-three,
      > I got married to a widow who was pretty as could be.
      > This widow had a grown-up daughter who had hair of red.
      > My father fell in love with her, and soon the two were wed.
      >
      > This made my dad my son-in-law and changed my very life.
      > My daughter was my mother, for she was my father's wife.
      > To complicate the matters worse, although it brought me joy,
      > I soon became the father of a bouncing baby boy.
      >
      > My little baby then became a brother-in-law to dad,
      > And so became my uncle, though it made me very sad.
      > For if he was my uncle, then that also made him brother
      > to the widow's grown-up daughter who, of course, was my stepmother.
      >
      > Father's wife then had a son,
      > who kept them on the run.
      > And he became my grandson,
      > for he was my daughter's son.
      >
      > My wife is now my mother's mother and it makes me blue.
      > Because, although she is my wife, she's my grandma too.
      > If my wife is my grandmother, then I am her grandchild.
      > And every time I think of it, it simply drives me wild.
      >
      > For now I have become the strangest case you ever saw.
      > As the husband of my grandmother, I am my own grandpa
      >
      > On Sep 21, 2011, at 1:35 PM, Bob Muckle wrote:
      >
      > > Bill Wyman of Rolling Stones fame has been married at least a few
      > times. I think when he was about 50 years old, he married a teenager.
      > After that, his son from a previous marriage married the mother of his
      > teenage wife.
      > >
      > > Imagine how confusing that would be at family gatherings. Bill
      Wyman's
      > son was also his step-father. And his mother-in-law was also is
      > daughter-in-law. His wife's step-dad was also her step-son. Sounds
      like
      > material for a limerick to me.
      > >
      > > I wonder how one would diagram that in a kinship diagram?
      Thankfully,
      > or maybe hopefully, none of the unions produced offspring.
      > >
      > > Bob
      > >
      > >
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