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Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by thoreau, Feb 17, 2008.

  1. thoreau

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    In response to the thread Are Americans Hostile to Knowledge? a big portion of which revolved around the idea Americans are ignorant of world geography. I thought I'd post this video of Yakko Warner singing the names of all the different nations of the world to the tune of the Mexican Hat Dance. I found this cartoon a while ago and the discussions in the thread reminded me of it.

    It's probably a good mnemonic device to help you learn where all the countries of the world are and their names. It's a little outdated and inaccurate like calling it Kampuchea instead of Cambodia and it does omit some countries but it's still amusing.

    I'm finding it a challenge to remember all the names and sing it along with the melody. So I hope everyone enjoys.


    Yakko's World
     
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    What is this doing here?
     
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    I started a new thread because some people where starting arguments and tirades in the other one. And I just want to post something light hearted and fun.
     
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    Christ, that's even more irritating than Arliss.
     
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    Well, I have it on my hard drive and my grandkids love it.
     
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    Catchy and annoying all at the same time. I think the random order of presenting the countries would make it awkward as a learning tool.
     
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    I think it's cute. I bet my son would like it!
     
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