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"I dont know but iv been told":Calling Cadence Answered

my soccer team dose lots of running and we'v been trying to find some of the: I dono what iv been told lines, the ones the armed forces sing when they run in a group (at least i think they do but i have no exspirance). the lead runner says "I dont but iv been told" a response from the rest of the group would be "the sun shines bright but im still cold" so if you know one or two lines please just comment and ill put them up for me and any one elce that needs verses. or if you find a websight that has lists of lines please post a link (yes i have googled it and no didnt find any)



west side story, any thing goes-two of our favorite Broadway shows miss sigon (sp) and cabaret over rated i should say Its from the family guy ep when stewie signs up brian for the army just saw it

is it West Side Story, Anything Goes
two of our favorite Broadway shows
Miss Siagon and Cabaret
overrated I should say

Guys and Dolls and Anything Goes
two of our favorite Broadways shows
Oklahoma, Cabaret
overrated I should say

the first one sounds more right

. My favorite from boot camp was:
I don't know, but I've been told
Eskimo posse is mighty cold
. Posse may not be the right word, that was over 30 years ago. heehee
. Another:
A green grasshopper's got a green ash hole
. Google calling cadence.

of course her pusssy wouldnt actually be cold

. The examples I gave may not be appropriate for your soccer team, but the search string leads to many G-rated ones.

the idea of the "i don't know but i been told" exercise is merely to force the exhausted soldiers in training to have to loudly sing while they're running, which is very hard. therefore the words are meaningless and the commanding officers will usually make it up on the spot. the most common ones are:

- the streets in heaven/hell are paved with gold
- if you never slow down then you never grow old
they mean little to nothing

however, often times they'll be about girls:
- big legged woman ain't got no soul
- Northern girls are mighty cold

notice how most of them have a lot of words in the the line, so you have to shove 'em all in there, less time for breathing, thus creating a more strenuous and difficult workout

"Guys and Dolls and Anything Goes Two of our favourite Broadway shows Oklahoma, Cabaret, Overrated, I should say" I love Family Guy ;-)

I don't know but I've been told
Texas women are mighty bold

usally the leader would yell "I DONT KNOW BUT I BEEN TOLD" then the people in the back would yell the same thing  then the leaser would yell somthing like "STAINLESS STEEL IS HARD TO FOLD" or "THAT OLD MAN HAS GOT A COLD" then the people behind him would yell the same thing like this



i know this topic is a couple years old but man if your only calling one cadence then thats going to be one loooong run look up some Airborne cadences. call on the left foot and end on the right. the command is double time.. march. (oh no not the double time) at 180 steps a min


8 years ago


The Parthenon is mighty old
How old?
Well, that's good, but it needs improvement


8 years ago

eskimo p--sy is mighty cold....sarah palin where are you when we need you

They are usually referred to as a jody call and "lyrics" are modified to the kind of military unit you are in...as for the Airborne, we used to say "ain't no lookin' down, ain't no discharge on the ground..." Those were the days...

Response to your partially fragmented and badly researched military excercise cadence: I dont know but i've been told seargents got as heart of gold tells me where I gotta be lets me know when I need a pee... and by the way... you should learn to spel inglish langwidge... where did you get your education?

I think the person leading the chant is supposed to make it up as they go along?

I don't know any complete ones, but it's "I don't know, but i've been told"

"I don't know what I've been told" may be quite apropriate for some people... (but I'm not levelling that at i make-)