Peeling the Onion by Sesame Street

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Peeling the Onion by Sesame Street

Postby Ryan » Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:24 pm


There's a Hole in the Bucket

Henry:
    There's a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, dear Liza,
    There's a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, a hole.
Liza:
    So fix it dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
    So fix it dear Henry, dear Henry, fix it.
Henry:
    With what should I fix it, dear Liza, dear Liza,
    With what should I fix it, dear Liza, with what?
Liza:
    With a stick, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
    With a stick, dear Henry, dear Henry, a stick.
Henry:
    But the stick is too big, dear Liza, dear Liza,
    The stick is too big, dear Liza, too big.
Liza:
    So cut it dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
    So cut it dear Henry, dear Henry, cut it!
Henry:
    With what should I cut it, dear Liza, dear Liza,
    With what should I cut it, dear Liza, with what?
Liza:
    Use the hatchet, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
    Use the hatchet, dear Henry, the hatchet.
Henry:
    But the hatchet's too dull, dear Liza, dear Liza,
    The hatchet's too dull, dear Liza, too dull.
Liza:
    So, sharpen it, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
    So sharpen it dear Henry, dear Henry, sharpen it!
Henry:
    With what should I sharpen it, dear Liza, dear Liza,
    With what should I sharpen it, dear Liza, with what?
Liza:
    Use the stone, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
    Use the stone, dear Henry, dear Henry, THE STONE!!!!
Henry:
    But the stone is too dry, dear Liza, dear Liza,
    The stone is too dry, dear Liza, too dry.
Liza:
    So wet it, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
    So wet it dear Henry, dear Henry, WET IT!
Henry:
    With what should I wet it, dear Liza, dear Liza,
    With what should I wet it, dear Liza, with what?
Liza:
    With water, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
    With water, dear Henry, dear Henry, WATER!!!!!
Henry:
    With what should I carry it, dear Liza, dear Liza,
    With what should I carry it dear Liza, with what?
Liza:
    Use the bucket dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
    Use the bucket, dear Henry, dear Henry, the bucket!
Henry:
    Uh, Liza????
    There's a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, dear Liza,
    There's a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, a hole.
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Re: Peeling the Onion by Sesame Street

Postby Sabina » Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:34 pm

Yup.. sometimes it is just circular. =0/
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Re: Peeling the Onion by Sesame Street

Postby Ryan » Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:46 pm

I think it only becomes "circular" when one tries to make it something it is not.
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Re: Peeling the Onion by Sesame Street

Postby mirjana » Wed Mar 10, 2010 5:08 pm

Ryan wrote:....

Henry:
    There's a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, dear Liza,
    There's a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, a hole.
Liza:
    So fix it dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
    So fix it dear Henry, dear Henry, fix it.
...
...

Liza:
    Use the bucket dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
    Use the bucket, dear Henry, dear Henry, the bucket!
Henry:
    Uh, Liza????
    There's a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, dear Liza,
    There's a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, a hole.


=0D
We have every now and then little story about the fisherman. I do agree that is one of the best stories and with many connotations. Always something to learn. This Sesame Street example is very good one.
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