The Derby Ram (4) There was a ram of Derbyshire That had two horns of brass, The one grew out of his head, sir The other grew out of his ____. When the ram was young, sir It had a nasty trick, Of jumping over a five-barred gate And landing on his ____ When the ram was old, sir They put it in a truck. And all the girls of Derbyshire Came out to have a ___ When the ram was dead, sir, They buried it in St. Paul's. It took twelve men and a donkey cart To carry away its ___ The man that owned this ram, sir He was very rich. But the man who sang this song, sir Is a lying son-of-a-___ Note: A servicible chorus is the one often put to the sanitized version: cho: And indeed, sir, and it's true, sir I never was given to lie. Just ask the girls of Derbyshire They'll tell you the same as I. First four verses from Why Was He Born So Beautiful (Rugby Songs) DT #312 AJS, RG
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