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Song Parodies -> "Rat in the Ladle"

Original Song Title:

"Cat's in the Cradle"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Harry Chapin

Parody Song Title:

"Rat in the Ladle"

Parody Written by:

Susanna Viljanen

The Lyrics

Foreign queasine can sometimes be mysterious.
My lunch arrived just at the midday
the bike boy brought it in the usual way
He said it was from the new foreign place
and said people really appreciate its taste
Now I am not a prejudicial type
but this meal does not buy its hype, yeah
this meal does not buy its hype...

There's a rat in the ladle and a snake on spoon
little bit of mouse and a piece of raccoon
What the greens are, no I don't have a clue
but they sure have a taste like glue, yeah
they sure do taste like glue...

I put it on a plate and called our dog
Said, "Here, Rex, chew this and not my clog"
He flung his tongue and sniffed it around
he approached the plate just like a good hound
But when he had a taste, I'm sure we'll get
a visit in the evening to vet, yeah
a visit in the evening to vet...

There's a rat in the ladle and a snake on spoon
little bit of mouse and a piece of raccoon
What the greens are, no I don't have a clue
but they sure have a taste like glue, yeah
they sure do taste like glue...

My hubby came home just an hour ago
he said me "I'm hungry, do you have some to go?"
I said "Wait for a while, I do still have some stew,
there should be enough for you to chew"
But when he checked at the pot and he had a look
I was sure he's now gonna puke, now
I was sure he's now gonna puke...

There's a rat in the ladle and a snake on spoon
little bit of mouse and a piece of raccoon
What the greens are, no I don't have a clue
but they sure have a taste like glue, yeah
they sure do taste like glue...

Our son came home later in the day
I asked him if the school food was okay
He said "Mom, I'm hungry, do you have something to eat"
I know school food, but this is hard to beat
He poured it on plate, and he let it be:
"Mom, are you gonna poison me?", he said:;
"Mom, are you gonna poison me?"

And as I looked at his face, it occurred to me
that stuff was bad indeed, yeah
that stuff was bad indeed

There's a rat in the ladle and a snake on spoon
little bit of mouse and a piece of raccoon
What the greens are, no I don't have a clue
but they sure have a taste like glue, yeah
they sure do taste like glue...

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Qwerty - March 25, 2021 - Report this comment
Perhaps the Cat in The Cradle will partake of the rat in the ladle. Never occurred to me, but "Cat's in The Cradle" is probably a really good OS for parody
Patrick - March 25, 2021 - Report this comment
A popular topic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOy2QCssTaI

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