[Dixielandjazz] Names of the notes

Bob Romans cellblk7 at comcast.net
Thu Mar 24 19:57:15 PST 2005

You mean, "Empty Garbage Before Daddy Flips" won't help?
Or, "Eskimos Go Bananas Drinking Frosties" won't work either?
Or one more..."Every Girl Buys Designer Fashions"
Yours is still the best, but unusable I would think! Kids would NEVER forget 
it however!!
Bob Romans
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rick Knittel" <knittelsportland at juno.com>
To: <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2005 6:46 PM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Names of the notes

> This came from Kirk Perbyl (drums) in Davenport, Iowa
> Rick Knittel - JAZZBONE
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> Subject: Names of the notes
> We all know about the issue of Every Good Boy Does Fine as the little
> saying to help students recall the names of the lines in the treble clef.
> So, to
> avoid the inherent sexism, many teachers substitute their own sayings or
> phrases.
> Last night, one of my graduate students shared the results of her
> experiment that involved students creating their own words to aid in
> memorizing these
> lines...
> The one that will not be used in class came from a very sweet, innocent
> looking young girl who suggested:
> "Everyone Grins Because Daddy Farted."
> I, for one, will never think of the treble clef in quite the same way
> again.
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