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Song Parodies -> "It's Dodecahedral"

Original Song Title:

"Winchester Cathedral"

Original Performer:

The New Vaudville Band

Parody Song Title:

"It's Dodecahedral"

Parody Written by:

Rex Ungericht

The Lyrics

If you're not into gaming, different sided dice are designated with a D and then the number of sides - so a die with 6 sides is a D6, for example. There is a group of five shapes with 4 to 20 sides called the Platonic Solids that work well for dice. One of those shapes is the dodecahedron, with 12 sides.
It's dodecahedral
With one dozen sides
Each one pentagonal
When you subdivide

The Pythagoreans
Back in ancient Greece
Knew dodecahedron's
Twenty vertices

Now everyone knows pyramids and prisms are nice
Forget about those 'cause you know
That Platonic solids make the best dice

It's dodecahedral
But just be aware
It's one polyhedral
Of many out there

A dodecahe
A dodecahe
A dodecahedron D-12

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Overall Rating: 3.8

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Mike J - October 06, 2014 - Report this comment
Cute, the syncopation of the OS kind of begs for polysyllabic substitutions. But you did miss a beat or two, and I'm left wishing for just a little bit of a story....
Mary J. Wise - October 06, 2014 - Report this comment
Lame and uninspired. Boring as middle school math class. Sorry, low score. . Michael J's nerd speech just as lame and doesn't help your case. He should do the puff-puff and chill instead of posting from the library!
Agrimorfee - October 06, 2014 - Report this comment
Aw, Mary, yer no fun!. :(. Let's see you try to make something funnier with "dodecahedral". Rex=king. 555
Jonathan - October 06, 2014 - Report this comment
sorry to disagree with Mary J. Wisenheimer but this was actually pretty good! 5's
Susanna Viljanen - October 07, 2014 - Report this comment
Wow, a D12! Three pentagons here!
Rex - October 07, 2014 - Report this comment
Mike: Thanks! Not sure how much more I could write about a die, though :) Mary: Sorry you didn't like it, I certainly felt creative and inspired when I wrote it! Agri: As always, delighted to hear from you! Jonathan: Appreciate it, maybe with a little more effort I could become king of the dice parodies :) Susanna: Many thanks! May all your D12's roll just the way you want.

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