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Song Parodies -> "Carbuncle on the Knuckle"

Original Song Title:

"Bungle in the Jungle"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Jethro Tull

Parody Song Title:

"Carbuncle on the Knuckle"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

A follow-up to my digit-damage parody of a few weeks ago.
Carbuncle on the Knuckle

Walk through the forest, and I get a Larch splint
Buried in my finger, and it's really far in.
It's made quite a large hole, and yet I can't pry it.
I need some peroxide, with which I can ply it.

Lyme ticks are lingering in the shadows,
But I'm more worried about getting some bad growth:

Carbuncle on the knuckle—a pus ball to blight me.

I tried to don a rubber glove,
To make the wound bacteria-free.
But there are dirt and germs everywhere.
They'll claw their way into the cut and start to fester there.

Tightness, pain already running up my shoulder;
Knuckle's burning—I wish it were colder.

Now my finger's exuding foam from the splinter—
Gotta get fast to doc, so I'll be a sprinter.

This carbuncle on my knuckle is really galling me.

I decide to take off the glove,
And pus snakes down my extremity—
Raging river of white corpuscles, past the
Elbow and drips into a lake in the grass.
I'm glad this is not someone's freshly mowed lawn.
My knuckle looks like the offal from a prawn.

I can't bite my knuckle—
Ah! Here's the doc's room.
He takes a look at the wound and quickly swoons.

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Total Votes: 1

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Johnny D - July 27, 2004 - Report this comment
Here's 555 mg of Cipro for this suppurating pustule of a parody.
Dee - July 27, 2004 - Report this comment
All 5's. And just be glad the carbuncle wasn't on another protruding digit.
John Barry - July 27, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks, D and Dee.
Meriadoc - July 28, 2004 - Report this comment
Number 555 ......... the Larch.... (sorry - couldn't resist) ;-)
Phil Alexander - July 28, 2004 - Report this comment
Oh, no... not just a splinter but now a Python ;-) Nice one, JB

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