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Song Parodies -> "Private Typographer"

Original Song Title:

"Private Dancer"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Tina Turner

Parody Song Title:

"Private Typographer"

Parody Written by:

Jen Gibson

The Lyrics

An ode to master typographer Jason C Reed
All the letters come in these formats
But not all the letters are to blame
You just look at their typefaces
And moan, It's a cryin' shame!
You think their lines are long past due,
And their serifs never made much sense,
You keep your mind on the p's and q's
And work your magic on those consonants

You're my private typographer, a shaper of letters
They do what you want them to do
You're my private typographer, a shaper of letters
Not the same old Helvetica for you!

You want to make a million fonts
You wanna make those letters squeal with glee
Have a font-wife and lots of font-babies
A lowercase j to bounce on your knee
All the letters come in these formats
But not all the letters are to blame
You just look at their typefaces
And moan, It's a cryin' shame!

Courier , Baskerville, or Monaco
None of those will do on your webpage
Let me see some of your new sans-serif
Tell me, how many of these fonts can you fit in one page?

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Tim Mayfield - August 04, 2005 - Report this comment
Helvetica? Isn't that a Mac font? Aaaahh!!! It's Arial and Times New Roman for Windows. Very original, too bad the pacing didn't work well. Liked the p's and q's line.

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