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If you heard the song at a crowded bar, you might mistake it for an airy faux-feminist ditty.What’s the Song of the Summer for 2021? Here Are Our Predictions|Kat Moon|June 23, 2021|Time
Legendary composer Stephen Sondheim loosely nodded toward the idea with a singsongy little ditty about beans called “The Witch’s Rap” in 1986’s Into the Woods.How In the Heights went from a student musical to one of the summer’s biggest movies|Constance Grady|June 11, 2021|Vox
He often composes ditties to play at the farewell parties of staff members.NIH Director Francis Collins Is Fighting This Coronavirus While Preparing for the Next One|Belinda Luscombe|February 4, 2021|Time
The addicting ditty “One of These Things” was used to help children learn to compare and discern differences.
If she ever knew that I would never be the man I promised I would be,” he sings on the 1990s pop ditty “Opposite of Me.Robin Thicke’s ‘Paula’ Is What You Shouldn’t Do When You Get Dumped|Andrew Romano|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The kids get a record deal, and the bosses receive some mistaken intel that the song is a folk ditty, up for grabs copyright-wise.‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’: Rian Malan’s South Africa Reviewed|Katie Baker|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A high school vibe overtook the hall: it was a pep rally, complete with its own music video—“Kahana was right,” laments the ditty.
“Miss Atomic Bomb,” a five-minute ditty that swells into a soaring rock anthem, is an early standout.The Killers Talk New Album ‘Battle Born,’ Mitt Romney, Mormonism & More|Marlow Stern|September 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mea, however, fought passionately for her friend and never gave way till Kurt had promised not to go on with his ditty.Maezli|Johanna Spyri
The musicians played energetically, switching now from the hymn to their unofficial little ditty.Pagan Passions|Gordon Randall Garrett
None other than that sweet sentimental ditty, "Be kind to the loved ones at home."The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant|Alexander Johnstone Wilson
We almost felt like having that bright little ditty 'In Dixie's Land' served up to us, we all felt so jubilant.The Blue and The Gray|A. R. White
The knife daily pierces the neck of the swine, and the kitchen wench wrings off the head of the fowl while she hums a ditty.Wild Western Scenes|John Beauchamp Jones