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It Sounds Like THIS In My Head

When it comes to the voice(s) in my head, there are a few sayings/phrases that have latched on to their own unique sound from videos or songs, and seem to be inextricably tangled up for the rest of my life.

What is she talking about? You ask. What I mean is this:

Whenever I think to myself (or say out loud), "It's how I feel." I hear the voice of Mike Birbiglia imitating the voice & hand motions of his girlfriend (now wife) "winning" an argument with him. Because I loved his show, My Girlfriend's Boyfriend.

When I crave cereal I don't just dream of cereal and milk. I want "milk & cereal, milk & cereal, cereal & milk."

I think this is one of the first viral videos I ever saw.
(that shirtless guy has some pearly whites!)

Every time I sigh and think, "I am feeling fat," the thought always continues, "...and sassy!" Which is directly the cause of this random and probably offensive video. Specifically, it comes from the section between 2:40 & 2:48, which is not itself offensive. I don't really recommend the rest of this, except the first clip with the spoon and the banana. THAT is hilarious.

I have two other things to say about this video:
1. I watched it FAR too many times in my first year of university, because of some dumb crush on a boy who loved it.
2. Sometimes, when Aunt Irma is visiting, I kind of feel like the bleeding cloud character. (if you don't know what I mean, don't watch the video. If that was too much information for you... I can't undo it. Sorry.)

When troubleshooting with a computer or electronic device, the phrase, "Have you tried turning it off and on again?" has a distinctly Irish accent in my mind. So far, it hasn't come out of my mouth sounding quite like this.

Thanks, Roy.

There are others. But they escape me tonight.

What about you? What strange phrases or words are firmly linked from your mind's voice to their outside sources?


Anonymous said…
While flushing the toilet I hear in the back of my head "Water go down the hooooole" from Tiny Tunes said by Plucky Duck.
Beth said…
yes! i love it!!

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