My fave, posted to the Usenet by Thomas Dzubin of Vancouver,
British Columbia: “There was this fireworks factory just three
blocks from the Hotel California … and it blew up! Big tragedy.
One of the workers was named Wurn Snell and he was from the town of
Colitas in Greece. One of the workers who escaped the explosion
talked to another guy … I think it was probably Don Henley … and
Don asked what the guy saw. The worker said, ‘Wurn Snell of
Colitas … rising up through the air.’”
Dope: In the song “Hotel California,” what does “colitas”
And here, I thought the song “Hotel California” was about … oh wait
… I already covered that.
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