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Thread #11460   Message #4038597
Posted By: GUEST,As sung by my dearly departed Grandfather
09-Mar-20 - 04:11 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Roy Roger Um / Hi Ho Jerum / Hi Ro Jerum
Subject: RE: Origins: Roy Roger Um / Hi Ho Jerum / Hi Ro Jerum
There was a rich man and he lived in Jeruslium
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and he fed upon the fat of the landium
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Now there was a poor man and he lived by the gatium
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and he fed uponthe crumbs from the rich mans tablium
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Wel the poor man died and up he went to Heavenium
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and he sat upon the staborad side of Abraham
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Now the rich man died but didn't fair so wellium
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The devil cam and took him straight to hellium
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Now the rich man cried for water from the wellium
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But the deveil replied this ain't no posh hotelium
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Now the moral of the story is that riches end in smokium
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So thank the lord that we're all stoney brokium
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