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I Got It From Agnes - Lyrics by Tom Lehrer


I love my friends and they love me
We're just as close as we can be
And just because we really care
Whatever we get, we share!

I got it from agnes
She got it from jim
We all agree it must have been him
Louise who gave it to him

Now she got it from harry
Who got it from marie
And ev'rybody knows that marie
Got it from me

Giles got it from daphne
She got it from joan
Who picked it up in county cork
A-kissin' the blarney stone

Pierre gave it to shiela
Who must have brought it there
He got it from francois and jacques
Aha, lucky pierre!

Max got it from edith
Who gets it ev'ry spring
She got it from her daddy
Who just gives her ev'rything

She then gave it to daniel
Whose spaniel has it now
Our dentist even got it
And we're still wondering how

But i got it from agnes
Or maybe it was sue
Or millie or billie or gillie or willie
It doesn't matter who

It might have been at the pub
Or at the club, or in the loo
And if you will be my friend, then i might ...
(mind you, i said "might" ...)
Give it to you!