Happy New Year to Followers Old and New!
Now don’t all shout at once but I have Mr FND’s computer to work on! It’s not a Mac so progress is slow (I loathe everything about Windows – ugh!) but the USB stick works with it (we don’t have WiFi) and thus I can do a little more than I’ve been able to do with data roaming on the mobile.
In the meantime, I give you an amusing ditty from 100 years ago to welcome 2015.
Take care and keep laughing!
The Antiseptic Baby and the Prophylactic Pup
Were playing in the garden when the Bunny gamboled up;
They looked upon the Creature with a loathing undisguised; —
It wasn’t Disinfected and it wasn’t Sterilized.
They said it was a Microbe and a Hotbed of Disease;
They steamed it in a vapor of a thousand-odd degrees;
They froze it in a freezer that was cold as Banished Hope
And washed it in permanganate with carbolated soap.
In sulphurated hydrogen they steeped its wiggly ears;
They trimmed its frisky whiskers with a pair of hard-boiled shears;
They donned their rubber mittens and they took it by the hand
And ‘lected it a member of the Fumigated Band.
There’s not a Micrococcus in the garden where they play;
They bathe in pure iodoform a dozen times a day;
And each imbibes his rations from a Hygienic Cup —
The Bunny and the Baby…
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