Mark A Mandel
mam at THEWORLD.COM
Tue Nov 19 15:51:13 UTC 2002
On Tue, 19 Nov 2002, James A. Landau wrote:
# "The cook was Dutch
# And behaved as such
# For all he fed the crew
# Was a couple of tons
# Of hot cross buns
# All mixed with sugar and glue"
I know it as "A Capital Ship". Ah: The Digital Tradition lyric database
at the Mudcat Cafe,
has it attributed to Charles Edward Carryl.
The version there is the one I know, give or take a couple of typos
(cheerily/cherrily) and variations in nonsense words.
-- Mark A. Mandel, The Filker With No Nickname
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