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Song Parodies -> "Aniseed's Hid in the John"

Original Song Title:

"Abraham Martin and John"

Original Performer:


Parody Song Title:

"Aniseed's Hid in the John"

Parody Written by:

Royce Miller

The Lyrics

Has anybody here seen a spice called aniseed?
Can you tell me why there's none?
You feed alot of inmates
But the food tastes just like dung
I just looked for spice and there's none

Anybody here seen a spice called cloves?
Can you tell me why there's none?
You feed alot of inmates
But this soup just has no zip
I just gave that tureen a flip

Anybody here seen some stuff called allspice?
Please don't tell me that there's none!
you feed alot of inmates
But this pot roast just ain't done
Tastes like some old dry, dirty sponge

Can't you just smell my cinnamon cookies?
Didn't I cook gourmet fare for you and me?
And when I'm free
I'm gonna fill my house with thyme and cumin...

Anybody here seen that gal named Martha?
Can you tell me where she's gone?
I heard she was walking back to her cell
With spices she hid in the john

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Pacing: 4.3
How Funny: 4.3
Overall Rating: 4.3

Total Votes: 13

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MasonR - November 30, 2004 - Report this comment
Nice twist at the end. 555!
Johnny D - November 30, 2004 - Report this comment
Nicely spicy parody, Royce. Your verse about Martha can be read in a totally different kind of way, too .... historically, inside prisons, inmates have from time to time consumed nutmeg to get a marijuana-like high. Nutmeg contains myristicin, a chemical similar to mescaline, the hallucinogen found in the peyote cactus. I've never gotten high on nutmeg, but a friend of mine and her sister once did - all she says she remembers of the experience is giggling and laughing a lot, and not much else. Dangerous pursuit, though - too much nutmeg can supposedly be fatal in some individuals.
Royce Miller - November 30, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks Johnny; this was based on a news story about Martha "stealing" spices inside the prison--I can't wait til her book comes out.
John Jenkins - November 30, 2004 - Report this comment
Well developed parody, Royce.
AFW - December 01, 2004 - Report this comment
This is nicely spicely....It racks up 5's

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