Spring has Sprung

The Original and Well-Known Rhyme by Anonymous

The spring is sprung, the grass is riz.

I wonder where the boidie is.

They say the boidie’s on the wing.

But that’s absoid. The wing is on the bird.

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Translation of the rhyme into Standard English

Springtime has arrived and the grass has started to grow once more.

I wonder where the birds are nesting.

They say the birds are “on the wing” (flying).

But that’s absurd. It’s the other way round; the wings are on the birds.

I am not Roald Dahl

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