Tommy filed his sister’s teeth;
Gagged her till she couldn’t breeth.
Mama cried with windy gasp,
“Ain’t you ‘fraid you’ll spoil the rasp?”
Published in The Harvard Lampoon, Volume XLVIII, October 20, 1904.
When Little Willie removed the floor
From just inside the entrance door,
Said Ma with a fine indulgent grin—
“He’s hoping Grandma will drop in.”
— Bill Engel
Published in the Schenectady Gazette, on December 9, 1966.