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January 26, 2015

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Lore Sjöberg, back when he was running the Brunching Shuttlecocks, wrote a "quantum physics love song" about his crush object, the Icelandic singer Björk. Every line rhymed, more or less, with her name:

"Oh, Björk, Björk, were you brought by the stork?
Or were you created from butter and cork?
I love you so much that I act like a dork,
Oh Björk, oh Björk, oh Björk."

The rhymes grew audaciously pathetic, or pathetically audacious, as the song wore on, and finally sidekick Dave grew sick of it: "What's next? The London Philharmonic Ork?"

"That's not 'til verse six," answered Sjöberg blithely.

And then there are these orks:

http://oz.wikia.com/wiki/Orks

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