There is a time for humour…

…and there is a time for a more sober approach. A few months ago I found myself having to help a group of people out performing CPR on a stricken person, and I was told afterwards that you are supposed to recite ‘Nelly the Elephant’ in order to achieve the correct rhythm. The idea of us all singing ‘Nelly the Elephant’ while the poor man’s wife was looking on somehow didn’t seem in keeping with the gravity of the situation to me –

which brings me to my latest offering from the people at Analytical Grammar:










About ramblesofawriter

Writer, thinker, tea drinker.
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2 Responses to There is a time for humour…

  1. Amanda says:

    Well if Nelly doesn’t appeal to you I’ve heard that the theme to The Archers works well also over here in the “States” they say to use the rhythm to the Bee Gees “Night Fever” from the movie “Saturday Night Fever”. If you don’t know all the words just hum it.

  2. Who’d have thought that a life-or-death situation could be the source of so much musical creativity?!

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