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one frequently asked question

Many people wonder where the idea behind my domain name, hoteldetective.org, comes from. The answer: a couple of songs by They Might Be Giants with nearly identical titles:My favorite is the second version—the one with the falsetto.

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dcoombs
Apr. 25th, 2007 03:43 pm (UTC)
Ah, TMBG. I understand your situation, though; I get asked about my cellphone ring tone all the time. Not enough people just know these things, you know?
fireba11
Apr. 25th, 2007 03:48 pm (UTC)
My first thought, before you told me last year, was that it was a reference to Grand Funk Railroad's "American Band" --

Feelin good, feelin right, its saturday night,
The hotel detective -- he was outta-sight...


Because, as we all know, you absolutely live for really cheesy classic rock songs :)
clahey
Apr. 25th, 2007 09:25 pm (UTC)
My assumption was always TMBG. Never thought to ask.
(Anonymous)
Apr. 27th, 2007 01:25 am (UTC)
Of course it's TMBG
Like the others, it never occurred to me to ask.
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