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Noah and the Whale - pedantic niggle

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JackieNo Fri 22-Aug-08 11:45:31

I've been hearing their (quite cute) song on the radio, and being slightly niggled by their name. I kept thinking to myself that surely it ought to be 'Jonah and the Whale', so I had to look them up and found that, according to the ever-reliable (hmm) Wikipedia:

'Their name is a marriage of the title of one of the band's favorite films, "The Squid and the Whale," and the name of the director (Noah Baumbach).'

So that's OK. But I can't help still having a slight hmm reaction when I hear the name. And that's leaving out completely the fact that they sound a bit like Loyd Grossman when they sing, which is a bit irritating in itself...

Anyway - whinge overgrin.

RoxyNotFoxy Fri 22-Aug-08 13:28:07

Whew would live in a whale lawk this?

PoorOldEnid Fri 22-Aug-08 13:30:10

lol roxy

JackieNo Fri 22-Aug-08 17:05:02

roflgrin.

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