My dad gave me a dollar bill 'Cause I'm his smartest son, And I swapped it for two shiny quarters 'Cause two is more than one .... And the fool gave me five pennies for them, And five is more than four And then I went and showed my dad, And he got red in the cheeks And closed his eyes and shook his head Too proud of me to speak.
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I believe that if you don't want to do anything, then sit there and don't do it, but don't expect people to hand you a corn beef sandwich and wash your socks for you and unzip your fly for you.
The laughter spread for miles around
To every city, every town,
Over mountains, 'cross the sea,
From Saint Tropez to Mun San Nee.
If you were only one inch tall, you'd ride a worm to school.
And every time he ate his tie,
Everyone began to cry.
'A genuine anteater,' The pet man told my dad. Turned out, it was an aunt eater, And now my uncle's mad.
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