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There Was An Old Woman

There was an old woman Who swallowed a fly. I don't know why she swallowed that fly. Perhaps she'll die. There was an old woman Who swallowed a spider, Who wriggled and jiggled and tickled Inside her. She swallowed the spider to catch the fly. I don't know why she swallowed that fly. Perhaps she'll die. There was an old woman Who swallowed a bird. How absurd! to swallow a bird. She swallowed the bird To catch the spider Who wriggled and jiggled and tickled Inside her. She swallowed the spider to catch the fly. I don't know why she swallowed that fly. Perhaps she'll die. There was an old woman Who swallowed a cat. Imagine that! to swallow a cat. She swallowed the cat To catch the bird. How absurd! to swallow a bird. She swallowed the bird To catch the spider Who wriggled and jiggled and tickled Inside her. She swallowed the spider to catch the fly. I don't know why she swallowed that fly. Perhaps she'll die. There was an old woman Who swallowed a dog. What a hog! to swallow a dog. She swallowed the dog To catch the cat. Imagine that! to swallow a cat. She swallowed the cat To catch the bird. How absurd! to swallow a bird. She swallowed the bird To catch the spider Who wriggled and jiggled and tickled Inside her. She swallowed the spider to catch the fly. I don't know why she swallowed that fly. Perhaps she'll die. There was an old woman Who swallowed a goat. Just opened her throat, and swallowed a goat. She swallowed the goat To catch the dog. What a hog! to swallow a dog. She swallowed the dog To catch the cat. Imagine that! to swallow a cat. She swallowed the cat To catch the bird. How absurd! to swallow a bird. She swallowed the bird To catch the spider Who wriggled and jiggled and tickled Inside her. She swallowed the spider to catch the fly. I don't know why she swallowed that fly. Perhaps she'll die. There was an old woman Who swallowed a cow. I don't know how she swallowed a cow. She swallowed the cow To catch the goat. Just opened her throat, and swallowed a goat. She swallowed the goat To catch the dog. What a hog! to swallow a dog. She swallowed the dog To catch the cat. Imagine that! to swallow a cat. She swallowed the cat To catch the bird. How absurd! to swallow a bird. She swallowed the bird To catch the spider Who wriggled and jiggled and tickled Inside her. She swallowed the spider to catch the fly. I don't know why she swallowed that fly. Perhaps she'll die. There was an old woman Who swallowed a horse She's dead of course, she swallowed a horse. She swallowed the horse To catch the cow. I don't know how she swallowed a cow. She swallowed the cow To catch the goat. Just opened her throat, and swallowed a goat. She swallowed the goat To catch the dog. What a hog! to swallow a dog. She swallowed the dog To catch the cat. Imagine that! to swallow a cat. She swallowed the cat To catch the bird. How absurd! to swallow a bird. She swallowed the bird To catch the spider Who wriggled and jiggled and tickled Inside her. She swallowed the spider to catch the fly. I don't know why she swallowed that fly. Perhaps she'll die.

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Last updated: March 1, 2014