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200. Swinging on a star

A little boy and a little girl
Were on their way to school
Said the little boy to the little girl
Don’t be a fool
But the little girl to the little boy said:
You gotta go to school
Cause you could be swinging on a star
Unless you’d rather be a mule

Would you like to swing on a star
Carry moonbeams home in a jar
or be better off than you are
Or would you rather be a mule?

A mule is an animal with long funny ears
He kicks up at anything he hears
His back is brawny and his brain is weak
He's just plain stupid with a stubborn streak
And by the way, if you hate to go to school
You may grow up to be a mule

Or would you like to swing on a star
Carry moonbeams home in a jar
And be better off than you are
Or would you rather be a fish?

A fish won't do anything, but swim in a brook
He can't write his name or read a book
to fool the people is his only thought
And though he's slippery, he still gets caught
But then if that sort of life is what you wish
You may grow up to be a fish

And all the monkeys aren't in the zoo
Every day you meet quite a few
So you see it's all up to you
You can be better than you are
You could be swingin' on a star
Or would you rather be a mule
Or would you rather be a pig
You could be swinging on a star