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Dog Gone Languages

Dog Gone Languages

All dogs bark except the Dingo
Humans think they know the lingo
But truth be told – reality
It’s a different sound in each country
In Arabic – hau-hau, how-how
Armenian – haf-haf
In Cantonese – wow-wow, wong-wong
Bulgarian – jaff-jaff
In English it’s arf-arf, bow-wow
In Malay it’s gong-gong
The Germans hear wuff-wuff, vow-vow
The Thais just hear hong-hong
I’d give you more but that’s enough
You need to know this other stuff
Dog barking has one common vice
A dog will always speak it twice
No matter how we hear the bark
Between two dogs it hits the mark
They seem to understand all others
Better than we do our brothers

Mdailey	11/28/12


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  1. Date: 12/5/2012 3:57:00 PM
    That's some dog gone good poetry mike. Enjoyed the global lesson.

  1. Date: 11/28/2012 6:43:00 PM
    very clever! i enjoyed it...

  1. Date: 11/28/2012 4:33:00 PM
    This has given me a chuckle to go to bed on . nice xx