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Re: Hello!

Posted by Woodchuck on April 04, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Hello! posted by Anders on April 04, 2003

: Speaking of 'Valley speak', there is not a single HELLO in Frank Zappa's classic 'Valley Girl'. This suggests, I think, that HELLO was probably not current in 1982. Or else she would have said it. I post the lyrics below as the site from which it was taken is a pop-up nightmare, i.e. I hesitate to give the URL. And, hey, it's like - hilarious, fer sure! :-)

: Anders

: ===

: Frank and Moon Zappa
: "Valley girl"
: Barking Pumpkin Records 7" single 1982
: WS9-02972

: Also on the album "Ship arriving too late to save a
: drowning witch"

:
: Valley Girl

: Valley Girl
: She's a Valley Girl
: Valley Girl
: She's a Valley Girl
: Okay, fine
: Fer sure, fer sure
: She's a Valley Girl
: In a clothing store
: Okay, fine...
: Fer sure, fer sure
: She's a Valley Girl
: In a clothing store

: Like, OH MY GOD! (Valley Girl)
: Like - TOTALLY (Valley Girl)
: Encino is like SO BITCHEN (Valley Girl)
: There's like the Galleria (Valley Girl)
: And like all these like really great shoe stores
: I love going into like clothing stores and stuff
: I like buy the neatest mini-skirts and stuff
: It s like so BITCHEN cuz like everybody's like
: Super-super nice
: It's like so BITCHEN

: On Ventura, there she goes
: She just bought some bitchen clothes
: Tosses her head 'n flips her hair
: She got a whole bunch of nothin in there

: Anyway, he goes are you into S and M?
: I go, oh RIGHT .
: Could you like just picture me in like a
: LEATHER TEDDY
: Yeah right, HURT ME, HURT ME...
: I'm sure! NO WAY!
: He was like freaklng me out...
: He called me a BEASTIE...
: That's cuz like he was totally BLITZED
: He goes like BAG YOUR FACE!
: I'm sure!

: Valley Girl
: She's a Valley Girl
: Valley Girl
: She's a Valley Girl
: Okay, fine...
: Fer sure, fer sure
: She's a Valley Girl
: So sweet 'n pure
: Okay, fine
: Fer sure, fer sure
: She's a Valley Girl
: So sweet 'n pure
: It's really sad (Valley Girl)
: Like my English teacher
: He's like (Valley Girl)
: He's like Mr. BU-FU (Valley Girl)
: We're talking Lord God King BU-FU (Valley Girl)
: I am SO SURE
: He's like so GROSS

: He like sits there and like plays with all his rings
: And he like flirts with all the guys in the class
: It's like totally disgusting
: I'm like so sure It's like BARF ME OUT...
: Gag me with a spoon!

: Last idea to cross her mind
: Had something to do with where to find
: A pair of jeans to fit her butt
: And where to get her toenails cut

: So like I go into this like salon place, y'know
: And I wanted like to get my toenails done
: And the lady like goes, oh my God, your toenails
: Are like so GRODY
: It was like really embarassing
: She's like OH MY GOD, like BAG THOSE TOENAILS
: I'm like sure...
: She goes, uh, I don't know if I can handle this,
: y'know...
: I was like really embarassed.. .

: Valley Girl
: She's a Valley Girl
: Valley Girl
: She's a Valley Girl
: Okay, fine
: Fer sure, fer sure
: She's a Valley Girl
: And there is no cure
: Okay, fine
: Fer sure, fer sure
: She's a Valley Girl
: And there is no cure

: Like my mother is like a total space cadet (Valley Girl)
: She like makes me do the dishes and (Valley Girl)
: CLEAN the cat box (Valley Girl)
: I am sure
: That's like GROSS (Valley Girl)
: BARF OUT! (Valley Girl)
: OH MY GOD (Valley Girl

: Hi!
: Uh-huh (Valley Girl)
: My name?
: My name is Ondrya Wolfson (Valley Girl)
: Uh -huh
: That's right, Ondrya (Valley Girl)
: Uh -huh...
: I know (Valley Girl)
: It's like...
: I do not talk funny...
: I'm sure (Valley Girl)
: Whatsa matter with the way I talk? (Valley Girl)
: I am a VAL, I know
: But I live in like in a really good part of Encino so
: it's okay (Valley Girl)
: So like, I don't know
: I'm like freaking out totally
: Oh my God!

: Hi - I have to go to the orthodontist
: I'm getting my braces off, y'know
: But I have to wear a retainer
: That's going to be really like a total bummer
: I'm freaking out
: I'm SURE
: Like those things that like stick in your mouth
: They're so gross...
: You like get saliva all over them
: But like, I don't know, it's going to be cool, y'know
: So you can see my smile
: It'll be like really cool
: Except my like my teeth are like too small
: But NO BIGGIE...
: It's so AWESOME
: It's like TUBULAR, y'know
: Well, I'm not like really ugly or anything
: It's just like
: I don't know
: You know me, I'm like into like the clean stuff
: Like PAC-MAN and like, I don't know
: Like my mother like makes me do the dishes
: It's like so GROSS. . .
: Like all the stuff like sticks to the plates
: And its like, it's like somebody elses food, y'know
: It's like GRODY...
: GRODY TO THE MAX
: I'm sure
: It's like really nauseating
: Like BARF OUT
: GAG ME WITH A SPOON
: GROSS
: I am SURE
: TOTALLY...

: Copyright 1982 Munchkin Music. All Rights Reserved.

Well this can only mean one thing: Someone has to rent "Fast Times at Ridgemont High", "The Valley Girl", "Rumblefish" and all those other early 80's teen flicks as 'research'. :)