Now it's Istanbul not,
Every gal in Constantinople
Lives in Istanbul, not Constantinople
So if you've a date in Constantinople she'll be waiting in Istanbul
Guy 2: yes, but now it's Istanbul, not Constantinople
Guy 3:Been a long time gone, Constantinople...
Guy 1: Why did Constantinople get the works?
Guy 2: That's nobody's business but the Turks!
Oh, and by the way: IT*S ISTANBUL! NOT CONSTANTINOPEL!! OK?! SHOUT IT: ISTANBUL!!!!
B: In Istanbul there's a place called The Grand Bazaar, where you can buy nice fake watches for dirt cheap prizes.
And it's strange that people around the world is more likely to know the name of the city -Istanbul- more than the country Turkey.
It is like knowing Chicago and thinking that it's a state rather than a city of the state Illinois.
Yes, it used to be the capital of Turkey but back in the history it was shifted to Ankara which was a safer place geographically and strategically.
It's in Istanbul, not Constantinople
Been a long time gone from Constantinople
Why did Constantinople get the works?
That's nobody's business but the Turks.