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Thread #20073   Message #207906
Posted By: GUEST,Jim Dixon
06-Apr-00 - 06:02 PM
Thread Name: Humorous songs
Subject: Lyr Add: CHAPSTICKS (Peter Berryman/trad)^^
CHAPSTICKS

(@1992 L&P Berryman. Words by Peter, melody traditional: "Chopsticks".)

Nisswa, Waseca, Wadena, Sebeca,
Wayzata, Zumbrota, Moorhead, Minneota,
Ceylon, Ely, Waverly, Sheridan, Shakopee,
Sleepy Eye, Eveleth, Albert Lea.

St. Cloud, St. Clair, St. James, St. Michael,
St. Paul, St. Peter, St. Anthony,
New Hope, Newport, New Prague, New London,
New Ulm, New Brighton, and Albany.

Osseo, Cokato, Buffalo, Grand Meadow,
Delano, Esko, Pengilly, Montgomery,
Rochester, Royalton, Worthington, Corcoran,
Bertha, Bimidji, and Harmony.

Dellwood, Floodwood, Glenwood, Woodbury,
And Blooming Prairie and Grand Marais,
Red Wing, Blackduck, Blue Earth, Browns Valley,
And Golden Valley and Silver Bay.

Eagle Lake, Elbow Lake, Silver Lake Prior Lake,
Heron Lake, Sturgeon Lake, Battle Lake, Big Lake,
Lake Crystal, Lake Elmo, Lake City, Lake Benton,
Lake Park, Minnesota Lake, White Bear Lake.

Duluth, Luverne, Le Sueur, La Crescent,
Cologne, Clarissa. Now who'd we miss?
Goodhue, Goodview, Fairfax, Good Thunder,
Belle Plaine, Bellaire, Minneapolis.

Brooten and Brainerd and Marble and Maynard,
Edina, Mankato, Lake Woebegon
(Ha ha), Maplewood, Mapleton, Maple Lake, Maple Plain,
Maple Grove, Mable, and on and on.

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Note: all the towns mentioned (except one) are real towns in Minnesota.
@humor @city @midwest JTD
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