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Long In The Tooth

I went to the Dentist to pull a tooth
And patiently sat in the waiting booth.
All the kids stared at my giant bucktooth;
Needless to say they were very uncouth.

My Dentist, who only worked on us youth,
With all her might pulled out a real shark tooth.
Honest, I’m not fooling; I’ll show you proof.
It’s the size of a great whites’, that’s the truth.

When I was done, I thought it’d be a goof
To show it to my mom, whose name is Ruth.
And don’t you know it she went through the roof,
Just like when I called her, long in the tooth.

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  1. Date: 2/8/2013 2:59:00 PM
    And aint' dat de tooth Your a hooth David Youth xxx

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 6:51:00 PM
    Cute....what a tongue twister. Good thing that tooth is out of the way haha