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sing4peace Folk songs appropriate for medical students (128* d) RE: Folk songs appropriate for medical students 06 Oct 09


Here's one my Dad wrote to the tune of "The Rickets Hornpipe"

Rickets, berri-berri and pellagra too
Can be caused by not enough of vitamins in you
Lousy vision after dark
And even colds and flu
These symptoms can be caused they say
By lack of vitamins in you.

You may think you're having fun
But without the vitamin [pronounced vita-mun]
Your bones get soft they start to itch
Your ankles weigh a ton
So if you have to go to sea for any length of time
Be sure that once a week
You get to eat
a carrot and a lime.

Forget about psychiatry and don't go on a binge
Eat a navel or a temple or valencia orange.

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(Yes! that does rhyme the word orange. Anybody who knew Jody Gibson knew that you just couldn't tell him a thing couldn't be done without him setting about to prove you wrong.)

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Joyce




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