OT - Who Owns The Montreal Maroons Today?
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11-18-2008, 05:16 PM
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Wen I am tire of travail-trop
I put on coat of coon
And go see Canadiens make meence-meat of Maroon
When Joliat skate out I yell
Unteel I have a pain
I trow my ‘at up in the hair
And shout “Urrah,” again.
“Shut up, Pea Soup”, an Henglishman
Sourcastic say to me;
So I turn round to heem and yell :
“Shut up, you Cup of Tea.”
Dat was a ver’ exciting game:
De score eet was a tie;
An’ den dat leetle Joliat
Get hanger een hees heye.
He was so queek he mak’ dem look
Jus’ lak’ a lot of clown
An, wen he shoot, de wind from ‘er
Eet knock de hompire down.
Dat was de winning goal, ‘urrah;
De game she come to hend.
I yell: “Bravo for Joliat;
You ‘ear: ‘e ees ma friend.”
De Henglishman he say: “Pardon,”
An’ he tak off hees hat:
“De Breetish Hempire steel ees safe
Wen men can shoot lak’ dat.”
An’ den he say, “Bravo,” as hard
As Henglishman can whoop:
“I tink tonight I’ll change from tea
To bally ole pea-soup.”
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!
I've been looking for this for over 30 years and nobody I've spoken to about it, including a number of local poets,has ever been able to point me towards it.
Originally came across it in an old English text that has long since gone out of use in Quebec. they must have burned every copy in the province because I've never seen it in any supply room and schools don't hardly ever throw anything out.
This is worth a six-pack to me. Double if you can tell me the author's name. think it was Wilson Somebody or Somebody Wilson.
I also remember a line about the author never having met Joliat personally but "I know a man who know a man who know heem very well."
Last edited by justsomeguy: 11-18-2008 at
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