New Australian national anthem

Gert is delighted to announce that, on the 25th anniversary of the much-loved Bananas in Pyjamas, Australia is adopting their theme song as the national anthem. Here are the words so you can practise before the next international sporting event or military parade:

Bananas in pajamas are coming down the stairs,

Bananas in pajamas are coming down in pairs,

Bananas in pajamas are chasing teddy bears,

’cause on Tuesdays they all try to catch them unawares

For coin collectors, there’s also a Bananas in Pyjamas coin:

311292_D_Reverse of the 2017 twenty cent bananas in pyjamas coloured frosted uncirculated coin set_1

For those poor ignoramuses who’ve never heard of B1 and B2, here is a short lesson:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-20/bananas-in-pyjamas-creator-reflects-on-25th-anniversary/8722884

Advertisements

7 thoughts on “New Australian national anthem

      1. I wonder if it’s a not so oblique reference to the ‘Teddy Bears Picnic’ song, particularly the lines
        “The little teddy bears are having a lovely time today. Watch them, catch them unawares,
        And see them picnic on their holiday.”

        But why “today” should be Tuesday I have no idea or suggestion for.

        Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s