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Mein Farter's ein lavatory attendant

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Big Al Whittle 17 Aug 14 - 06:16 PM
fantum 17 Aug 14 - 08:15 PM
Big Al Whittle 17 Aug 14 - 10:11 PM
Big Al Whittle 18 Aug 14 - 03:57 AM
Mr Red 18 Aug 14 - 04:55 AM
GUEST,Rahere 18 Aug 14 - 05:03 AM
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Subject: Mein Farter's ein lavatory attendant
From: Big Al Whittle
Date: 17 Aug 14 - 06:16 PM

an elderly lady sang me this song recently - to the tune of My Bonnie lies over the Ocean. she said there was a verse she'd forgotten has anyone else got it?

Mein Farter's ein lavatory attendant
He works all the morning and night
When he comes home in the evening
His hands are all covered in sh......
Shine up your brasswork with Brasso
its only three ha'pence a tin
You can nick it or buy it in Woolies,
But I don't know they've got any in!


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Subject: RE: Mein Farter's ein lavatory attendant
From: fantum
Date: 17 Aug 14 - 08:15 PM

322 SHINE YOUR BUTTONS WITH BRASSO

(C) F G7 F / F G7 C / F G7 F / G7 C F

My fathers a lavatory cleaner
He cleans them by day and by night
And when he comes home in the evening
He's covered all over with . .

F G7 F / F - C / F C F / F G7 C F

Shine your buttons with Brasso
It's only three ha'pence a tin
You can buy it or whip it from Woolworths
But I don't think they've got any in

And when it came round to Christmas
He gave my ma a great fright
For instead of bringing her chocolates
He brought her a box full of . . .

Some say that he died of a fever
Some say that he died of a fit
But, I know very well what he died of
He died of the smell of the . . .

Some say that he's buried in a graveyard
Some say that he's buried in a pit
But, I know very well what he's buried in
He's buried in six foot of . . .

Recorded by Roberts and Barrand - Spencer the Rover
filename[ BUTBRASS


This is from the DT sadly I learned it from a totally different source who shall be nameless


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Subject: RE: Mein Farter's ein lavatory attendant
From: Big Al Whittle
Date: 17 Aug 14 - 10:11 PM

brilliant! I'm sure this will surprise and amaze my friend!


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Subject: RE: Mein Farter's ein lavatory attendant
From: Big Al Whittle
Date: 18 Aug 14 - 03:57 AM

the nameless source......I keep thinking. could it be someone famous....Martin or Ewan, or perhaps someone who wants to avoid political embarassment - David Cameron, or The Queen.

She wouldn't anyone thinking she sits in the back of the Rolls, after a gig, with Philip, both getting pissed as a parrot and singing songs about..sssssh - ining your buttons with Brasso!


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Subject: RE: Mein Farter's ein lavatory attendant
From: Mr Red
Date: 18 Aug 14 - 04:55 AM

the folk process had (at least 20 years ago) transformed "buttons" to "buttocks" - for a couple of teenange girlguides I met at Putley Folk Festival.


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Subject: RE: Mein Farter's ein lavatory attendant
From: GUEST,Rahere
Date: 18 Aug 14 - 05:03 AM

Martin


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