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A form of decay in which wood becomes soft and weak and has a dull lifeless appearance.
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Occasionally, a novelty tune such as "Mairzy Doats," an off-the-wall ditty, "Der Fuhrer's Face," a quasi-religious hymn, "God Bless America," a rousing victory song, "Coming in on a Wing and a Prayer," or a frivolous melody, "Bell Bottom Trousers" soared to the top of the weekly charts but they could not maintain the popularity of "White Christmas," a love ballad that conjured up nostalgic remembrances of home and holiday warmth.
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The world of holocaust and heroism had enough such messages, so when it came to music, folks found relief in "Mairzy Doats," or they sang along as Spike Jones delivered a raucous raspberry "right in der Fuhrer's face.
10 (280m): Hawk Eye (1), Black & White (1), The Gangster (1), Sam's Boy (Scr), Doats (Scr), Brodie (Scr).
He doats on it, your worship,' replied Bumble; giving Oliver a sly pinch, to intimate that he had better not say he didn't.