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Cerrado

September 30th, 2011 · No Comments

The Spanish word for closed, Cerrado, will always remind me of the Abierto/Cerrado skit from Sesame Street.

I actually don’t think this is the exact clip… but in my mind it SOUNDS similar. They say “abierto” slow and then “cerrado” fast. And repeat it. But I can’t find the clip online that I hear in my mind!

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1-2-3-4 Things I Like

July 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments

All of this is a bit old, but I’ve been meaning to post on it and just got the chance.

1. Feist changed the lyrics to her 1-2-3-4 song and was on Sesame Street teaching kids to count. I didn’t realize that famous musicians still made appearances on that show.

2. I wish my name was Emma and this was my birthday cake. (Thanks, Chris!)

3. Two covers I’m liking: Adele‘s cover of Make You Feel My Love and The Bird and The Bee‘s cover of How Deep is Your Love.

4. Last week I finished watching the whole first season of Mad Men. There was a marathon and I recorded the whole thing and then watched it little by little. I’m loving that show. The closing of Episode 4 featured the song “Manhattan” by Ella Fitzgerald. I downloaded this song and have been listening to it on my iPod. You listen to it on YouTube below.

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