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gecko Lyr Req: The Alphabet Song variations (101* d) Lyr Add: HOUSEWIVES' ALPHABET SONG 27 Mar 05


OKTHEN Just in case you haven't found these lyrics yet:
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HOUSEWIVES' ALPHABET SONG

A is for altar where we go astray
B for the bills that begin the next day
C is for cuffs and collars of shirts
And D is for dishes and dusting and dirt
E is my energy draining away
F for the floors to be swept every day
G is for girlhood all gawky and gone
And high fed-up housewife that's singing this song.

Ch:        Wearily, it's merely a good woman's day
        Cooking and cleaning and tidying away
        If ever you've finished, remember that when
        You wake up tommorrow, it all starts again.

I is for ironing for kids in their teens
Jerseys and jumpers and acres of jeans
K is for kitchen where year upon end
I've lived there with pot lids and ladles for friends
M is for mending, there's mile upon mile
N is for nappies in a big stinking pile
O for the odd job, the odd job or two
Like pushing the pram or unplugging the loo

Ch:

Q is for quarreling of chicks in my nest
R is for referree and a ten minute rest
S is for shopping in sun, snow or rain
And T for that toilet - it's stopped up again
U is for undies all grimy and soiled
V for those things that we peel, chop and boil
W for woman and washing-machine
We both need attention - you know what I mean!

Ch:

We've got no union, it's eight days a week
Crammed into seven - I'm out on my feet
So much to do - where should I begin
But I've got half me lifetime to finish it in
W for wings, if I had them I'd fly
X marks the spot where I sit down and cry
Y that's yours truly, I've gone on too long
And so has this system and so has this song

Ch:

We do it in three part harmony and it always gets cheers from the women in the audience.
Yours in Unity
gecko


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