Line Out: Music & Nightlife

RSS icon Comments on A Man Played Jaw Harp Through a Chinese Megaphone at a Trailhead

1

Is a Jaw Harp the politically correct term for a Jew's Harp? I think Jew's Harp is an accepted term in the music world. A friend mentioned on the Red Hot Chile Pepper's new comp CD they manage to call it Juice Harp, ha ha ha.

Posted by dan10things | September 23, 2008 8:00 PM
2

Hey Dan. Jaw harp was what Levi called it. I thought Jew's harp as well, but went with what he said.

Wiki says it can both ways:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jew's_harp

Posted by trent moorman | September 23, 2008 8:42 PM
3

Yeah, I guess saying or typing "Jew's harp" just feels wrong to my PC brain. And the term "Jaw Harp" has been around for quite some time; it's not like it was just invented in the past few years in response to an ADL campaign.

Having looked at the Wikipedia page, though, now I'm gonna have to start calling it a marranzano pancake!

Posted by Levislade | September 24, 2008 9:26 AM

Comments Closed

In order to combat spam, we are no longer accepting comments on this post (or any post more than 45 days old).