Beth Guth (bethguth@ENTER.NET)
Sun, 14 Sep 1997 09:45:23 -0400
>What!!? Some one wants the Announcement Song???
Well that was my reaction too, and after reading your post Lorie, with more
announcement songs than I knew existed I am frankly....speechless!
Ahhh...<10 seconds pass>... I've recovered my speech. I am, after all, a
<short walk to another room and back again>
And there it is, just as I thought: Websters New Collegiate Dictionary 1981
mas-och-ism\'mas-e-kiz-em noun [from Leopold von Sacher-Masoch 1895 German
2. pleasure in being abused or dominated: a taste for suffering
3. a scout leader who allows the announcement song to be sung day after
day, week after week
sa-dism\'sa-diz-em noun also sa-dist [from Marquis de Sade]
2. delight in cruelty
3. scouts who sing the announcement song, day after day, week after week
sa-do-mas-och-ism\sad-o-mas-e-kiz-em [from sadism + masochism]
the derivation of pleasure from the infliction of physical or mental pain
either on others or on oneself. The repeated hearing or singing of the
announcement song is one of the extreme forms of mental pain.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City