Says Jimmie Giraffe, "I'm very ill,
I have a cough and I have a chill,
My head it aches, and that's not all;
My throats so sore I want to bawl!"
Says Mother then "Poor little lad,
And does his poor throat hurt so bad?"
And he says "Yes ma'am, every bit,
It's sore, all seven feet of it."