There’s a hole…

There’s a dozen rat holes in the yard, dear Liza, dear Liza.
There’s a dozen rat holes in the yard, dear Liza
A dozen holes.Then fill them dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry
Then fill them dear Henry, dear Henry fix them.

With what shall I fill them, dear Liza, dear Liza
With what shall I fill them, dear Liza, with what?

With dirt, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry.
With dirt, dear Henry, dear Henry, some dirt.

The dirt cannot fill them dear Liza, dear Liza
The dirt cannot fill them, dear Liza, too big.

Try some strong men, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry.
Try some strong men, dear Henry, dear Henry, strong men.

What if they aren’t strong enough, dear Liza, dear Liza
What if they aren’t strong enough, dear Liza, not strong?

Get a digger, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry.
Get a digger, dear Henry, dear Henry, a digger.

Won’t that make more holes, dear Liza, dear Liza
Won’t that make more holes, dear Liza, more holes?

As long as they’re rat-free, dear Henry, dear Henry
As long as they’re rat-free, I really don’t care.

 

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18 Comments

  1. This was a great post. Too funny and very creative.

  2. NOOOOO … that’s horrible! But, an enormously clever and hilarious way to tell about it! You poor things!

  3. Oh my! You always find such clever ways to share these scenarios here. I truly hope the issue is finally resolved!

  4. Ahh, were they really rats?!
    What a clever way to tell a very terrible story.
    You are always so entertaining!

  5. Awesome post. Sorry about the rats but I’m glad they’re gone!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog (from Suburb Sanity). It’s nice to meet you. I will definitely be back again soon.

    jj

  6. *LOL* I’m going to have that song in my head for the rest of the day for sure. I mean who can read this post without singing it?!

  7. you really had to hire someone to get ride of those peskies? Oh dread! As Oswald would say “what a mess”

  8. what a fun way to make light of a VERY nasty situation. Hopefully they’re gone for good!

  9. lol that is fantastic. I love that song btw. It’s been a favourite since I was a child. Great photographs!

  10. Seriously? RATS??!! Eeeeewwww. How is it that you manage to come up with such clever ways to share the less enjoyable moments of your life? I think you’re stronger than you realize.

  11. Rats???? Oh I would have just moved. Heck. I had a mouse in my house and I DID move! (ok, so I didn’t move because of the mouse… it was coincidental timing, but still!)

  12. Good thing there wasn’t a hole in your bucket!

    I hope your rats were actually gophers. They’re much more cute!

    Donna
    Our blog: Double Happiness!

  13. I know it wasn’t funny going through it, but this post was hysterical!

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