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Old 14th February 2012, 05:30
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Origin of this verse ?

I always thought the following verse was from Glasgow and was recited a bit like this:-

Spring has sprung !
Ra grass has riz
I wunder where ra burdies is ?
Ra burdz is oan ra wing
But that's absurd !
Cos ra wings is oan ra burd !

Well, that's how my Dad used to say it !

But I've since discovered this version on the internet -

The Budding Bronx

Der spring is sprung
Der grass is riz
I wonder where dem boidies is?

Der little boids is on der wing,
Ain't dat absoid?
Der little wings is on de boid!


Is either of them the original ?
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Spring is sprung
Da grass is riz

I wonder where dem boidies iz

Da little boids is on da wing

Ain't dat absoid

Da little wings is on da boid

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according to google
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Old 18th February 2012, 22:23
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That sounds like something by Bud Neil of the evening times of yesteryear.
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