Oh Have You Heard
By Shel Silverstein
Oh have you heard it’s time for vaccinations?
I think someone put salt into your tea.
They’re giving us eleven-month vacations.
And Florida has sunk into the sea.
Oh have you heard the President has measles?
The principal has just burned down the school.
Your hair is full of ants and purple weasels—
And a serious non-April Fool story stolen from
- "I think credibility is important," said then-Governor Bush on 10/11/00. "It is going to be important for the president to be credible with Congress, important for the president to be credible with foreign nations."
- Bush Says Gay Marriage Is A State Issue...
"The state can do what they want to do. Don't try to trap me in this state's issue like you're trying to get me into." [Gov. George W. Bush on Larry King Live, 2/15/00]
- ...Bush Supports Constitutional Amendment Banning Gay Marriage
"Today I call upon the Congress to promptly pass, and to send to the states for ratification, an amendment to our Constitution defining and protecting marriage as a union of man and woman as husband and wife." [President Bush, 2/24/04]
Also not a joke, written for