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Raise your hand if you've said any of the following to your toddler today:
Where are you pants?
Where are my apps?
What is that smell?
What have you done with my purse?
What was that crash?
If any of those sound familiar, then this one's for you. The Sydney Symphony ran a "Say It With Carmina" contest, where folks were invited to rewrite the words to the iconic and dramatic choral piece "Carmina Burana."
Dad of three Matthew Hodge won with his ode to nutso kid behavior -- including all of the above -- inspired by his wife's um, lively day with their one-year-old son.
"I put the lyrics together one lunchtime when I heard about the contest," Hodge told TODAY Moms. "The original lyrics refer to a relentless wheel of fate crushing the poet, and Carl Orff's music reflects that, with its short, sharp phrases and its repeating melodies. Somehow, the idea popped into my head that we speak to our children in 'short, sharp phrases' as well when we're telling them off."
We love the result -- especially the ultra-committed singers: