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Song Parodies -> "What Shall We Do with a Drunken Trader"

Original Song Title:

"A Drunken Sailor"

Original Performer:


Parody Song Title:

"What Shall We Do with a Drunken Trader"

Parody Written by:

Susanna Viljanen

The Lyrics

Drunken traders are far more dangerous than drunken sailors - or tailors. See here a story how a drunken stock trader managed to upset the oil future. And prices.
What shall we do with a drunken trader
who is unruly as a pirate raider
causing mayhem just like Darth Vader
earlye in the morning?
Oil price - yes, he got rising
futures - got reassizing
whole world - he had surprising
earlye in the morning

Banish him away from exchange market
both at the Net and stockhouse parquette
Sack him and make him a sanctions target
earlye in the morning
Lock him - in home for sleeping
tell him - it's poo he's deep in
Shrug him - if he's weeping
earlye in the morning

Make him unemployed until he's sober
let him sleep his stupor over
Get reposessed his brand new Rover
earlye in the morning
Ignore him - if he is whining
employ him - in shoe shining
no more - market mining
earlye in the morning!

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Pacing: 4.7
How Funny: 4.5
Overall Rating: 4.6

Total Votes: 19

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AFW - September 26, 2012 - Report this comment
If he's helping make my gas prices higher, I agree
Rob Arndt - September 26, 2012 - Report this comment
The DOW is up 555 pts with this parody!!!
Callmelennie - September 26, 2012 - Report this comment
Gee wiz, Ro-o-o-o-ob!!! That's the joke I wanted to make!!
Peregrin - September 27, 2012 - Report this comment
Good story and choice of OS Susanna :)
Lifeliver - September 27, 2012 - Report this comment
If only your subjects were as productive as you. A few years of breaking rocks in the hot sun would fix them. Some clever rhyming, and risky ones too. That shows confidence.
Wendy Christopher - September 27, 2012 - Report this comment
555 for this one! Now, if we could just sort out the government and the bankers as well, I think we'll be tidy... :)
Storm the Albatross - June 28, 2020 - Report this comment
Don't ever let the Democrats into the Money Bin otherwise they will take 75% of the oney
Alpha Skua - October 21, 2020 - Report this comment

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