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(learned from Bill Briggs in 1960 at the first Berkeley Teton Tea Party)

(music to go here)

We travelled and we travelled and we travelled till we found
A mouse in the road and it we left behind, looky here!
Some said it was a mouse, some said nay;
Some said it was a bat with the wings cut away, looky here!

Spoon - fork with the tines cut away
Horse - zebra with the stripes cut away
Pigeon - peacock with the tail cut away
Banjo - guitar with a string cut away
Polliwog - whale with skin and blubber cut away
Vest - coat with the sleeves cut away

Falcon - T-bird with the chrone cut away
Camel - Winston with the filter cut away

(from miriam berg's folksong collection)