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You just have to love Wikipedia. Today's Fun With Wikipedia is the entry for "Texas Fight," the university's beloved fight song.

In the entry, Wikipedia gives the readers the lyrics to the fight song:

Texas Fight, Texas Fight,
And it's goodbye to A&M (1)  
Texas Fight, Texas Fight,
And we'll put over one more win.
Texas Fight, Texas Fight,
For it's Texas that we love best.
Hail, Hail, The gang's all here, (2)
And it's good-bye to all the rest!

Yea Orange! Yea White!
Yea Longhorns! Fight! Fight! Fight!
Texas Fight! Texas Fight,
Yea Texas Fight!
Texas Fight! Texas Fight,
Yea Texas Fight!

The Eyes of Texas are upon you,
All the livelong day.
The Eyes of Texas are upon you,
You cannot get away.
Texas Fight, Texas Fight,
For it's Texas that we love best.
Hail, Hail, The gang's all here,
And it good-bye to all the rest!

The interesting part is in the two footnotes (1) and (2).

(1)    A&M refers to UT's in-state rival, Texas A&M University.
(2)    "Hail, Hail, the gang's all here" is almost always replaced with "Give 'em hell, give 'em hell! Go, Horns, go!" Students generally replace the line with the more vulgar "Give 'em hell, give 'em hell! Make 'em eat shit!" or "Give 'em hell, give 'em hell! OU sucks!" whenever Texas plays Oklahoma. They also replace the line with "Give 'em hell, give 'em hell! A&M sucks!" or "Give 'em hell, give 'em hell! Aggies fuck sheep!" whenever Texas plays Texas A&M or sometimes "Give 'em hell, give 'em hell! [Name of university] sucks!" against other high profile opponents.

Yes, those silly Aggies and sheep. Long Live Wikipedia.

--PB--