Those good ol’ Menagerie Blues

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Old Ma Murrell had a house,

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geoff with beerAnd in that house she had a man

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With a lost sock here and some lost specs there
Here a book, there some glue,

get the picture? Yes we do.

Old Ma Murrell had a house

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0000000faithful poochOld Ma Murrell had a house

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And in that house she had a dog

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With a dog bowl here, and an old bone there

Here a ball, there a toy

Dog hair shedding everywhere,

donkey hat

 

Here a book, where’s the glue?

You’ve moved my trainers, haven’t you?

Old Ma Murrell had a house

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Old Ma Murrell had a house

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And in that house she had a bird

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boggle & poppyWith a “Pretty Boggle!” here, and birdseed there

Here a tweet, there a song, good job they both get along

 

 

 

 

guiltDog bowl here, old bone there

Suspicious looking object down the side of the chair,
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Here a book, there the glue

I haven’t had it, must be you

Old Ma Murrell had a house

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Dick on a leadOld Ma Murrell had a house

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And in that house she had a duck

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With some duck poo here and some duck poo there

Down and feathers floating through the air,

Boggle“Pretty Boogle!” here and whistling there

Loud dawn chorus ringing through the air

 

 

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERADog bowl here, old bone there

Oh no! Not again! She must be eating hair

Rubber gloves, bleachy mop, when will all the madness stop?

Here a soldering iron (yes really) Where’s my beer?

CDs and song-sheets up to here

Old Ma Murrell had a house

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOld Ma Murrell had a house

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And in that house she had a tiny abandoned puppy

(This is getting ridiculous!)

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my family2With a piddle puddle here and a piddle puddle there

Trip-hazard underfoot everywhere

Quack quack here, duck poo there

Cockatiel song ringing through the air

Dog bowl here, old bone there

Empty fridge and ironing piles everywhere

Where’ve you put the car keys and my clean underwear?

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI think I’ve lost the plot, and I don’t know if I care

Old Ma Murrell had a house

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