Parody of “Woad”, words by
Flanders and Swann
, music by
`Men of Harlech'
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Reprinted from Songworm 1
This parody was sung by Frank Hayes on Tapeworm 2
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Parody of “Woad”, words by Flanders and Swann , music by `Men of Harlech'
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What’s the use of years of training,
Spells that don’t work when it’s raining
Or because the moon is waning?
Better far is Code!
|the stuff we write now.|
|that’s clean and tight now.|
|to stay up||Am|
|quently were prone to violent rages|
Oftentimes a poor old biddy
Found on her familar kitty
Ticks and fleas, which (more’s the pity)
Moved into her rugs.
Shamans using dung from cattle
With small insects must do battle.
We have code to serve us that’ll
Not be fraught with bugs.
Shaman, save your tonic;
Witch, your pets bubonic.
We’ve the means, with our machines,
To make phantasms visual and sonic.
If you’ve stayed with code that’s made with
Principled techniques and not been played with,
You won’t need a wizard’s aid with