OT Re: Word Lists-- The Bongo-Bongo sentences en ingles
|From:||Roger Mills <romilly@...>|
|Date:||Friday, June 27, 2003, 21:10|
Thomas Wier wrote:
> Alan Clark was one of Thatcher's foreign ministers during the mid 80's.
> He passed away recently; here's one online (unorthodox) obituary:
>(snip most of touching tribute)
>There are quite a few things the
> obituaries didn't mention. In the mid eighties Clark referred to
> Africa as "bongo-bongo land".
>Most likely he (like me) was influenced by the pop song of the late
40s/early 50s "Civilization (Take it away!)" (frequent mentions on google)
"Bongo-bongo-bongo, I don't want to leave the Congo...."