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NR Hams for Lambs

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NR Hams for Lambs

(Can you guess which Sheep/lamb nursery rhymes
I’ve parodied with these three piggy rhymes?)

1. Oink oink, white pig, have you any pork?
No WAY, Mister! Drop your fork!
You think you’re takin’ bacon? In a pig’s eye!
You’ll have to drag me kicking from my pig’s sty!

2. Sullivan Slime has sold his swine
To a butcher man named Kevin.
They’re gone from his home, no more to roam.
Let's hope they're in hog heaven!

3. Hilda had a big fat hog, big fat hog, big fat hog.
Hilda had a big fat hog; its snout was cute and pink.
And everywhere it went with her, went with her, went with her,
And everywhere it went with her, it made an awful stink.

To hide its smell, she used her car, used her car, used her car.
To hide its smell, she used her car to take it near and far.
And since on freeways it was hauled, it was hauled, it was hauled,
And since on freeways it was hauled, a “road hog” it was called.


For the Nursery Rhyme Contest of  Debra Squyres

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  1. Date: 9/3/2013 4:37:00 AM

    I love the nursery rhyme parodies. I wish I knew more nursery rhymes. I need to get a book of them and refresh my memory. I adore #3.

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 10:24:00 AM

    Andrea this is funny. Nicely done I must say. I see it won too--so congrats. love phyl

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 8:03:00 PM

    This is very cute Andrea,,, and you / it won. good deal ;}

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 3:39:00 PM

    Congrats on your great win..Sara

  1. Date: 3/31/2013 3:27:00 PM

    LOL, great fun here - a surefire big winner

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 10:36:00 AM

    Three for the price of one! That's a deal in anyone's book! You are too clever!! Happy Easter! Ray

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 10:22:00 AM

    I really loved #3... Great write and Congratulations on the win!

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 5:07:00 AM

    Lovely piece,My dear friend...Good presentation...Congrats on your win in this contest....

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 4:30:00 AM

    Congrats on your win. Love it~ A.O

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 2:39:00 AM

    Even better the second time read. Congrats. Rick

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 10:50:00 PM

    Great rewrite of these three nursery rhymes. Congratulations. Love, joyce

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 8:08:00 PM

    Andrea, he he..i love this, congratulations with your wonderful win in Debra's "Nursery Rhyme" contest. Love the message in the poem. Take care and enjoy the up coming Easter Holiday. Always*LINDA

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 12:45:00 PM

    Hi and congratulations on your win Andy, these tickled me lol xx

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 12:13:00 PM

    Loved the parodies !! Excellent job on all three...either alone would have placed well !! Enjoyed and Congratulations on your win. Thank you also for entering my contest !!

  1. Date: 3/26/2013 10:25:00 AM

    Nice rhyme and creative use of tunes for this set of nursery rhymes. I wish you well in the contest.

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 8:18:00 PM

    These make me feel good. Your poetry brightens my day, I hope you have a good one. ~Jeremy

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 3:54:00 PM

    You re exceptional in these kind of poems sweetie..I love the rhyme..got me rhyming : )

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 3:30:00 PM

    Your quite a clever poetess to intertwine these themes. Your way with words is certainly everything it seems. :)

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 2:31:00 PM

    Gotta love it. These parodies are remarkable. Thank-you for today's laugh.

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 6:57:00 PM

    Andrea; this is a beauty of a poem. Thanks for sharing. It will be a winner in the contest. Lucilla

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