RE: Have We Entered a Post-Literate Technological Age?

Subject: RE: Have We Entered a Post-Literate Technological Age?
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "voxwoman" <voxwoman -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2009 14:51:02 -0600

voxwoman wrote, re _The Green Hills of Earth_:
>
> Have you tried singing that to the theme from Gilligan's Island? It
scans.
>
> (A friend pointed this out to me after I had set it to some of my own
> music)

"We pray for one last landing
On the globe that gave us birth;
Let us rest our eyes on fleecy skies
And the cool, green hills of Earth."

I guess it does. But it's not the kind of melody I'd choose for it.

I hope your music for it was a bit more ... shall we say, serious ...
perhaps with a touch of the heroic ... and a lot less jingle-y. :-)

TW tie-in: The nature of the delivery of information should be
appropriate for the type of information being delivered.

Richard


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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