There was a dude like you and me.
Look over there and you will surely see
that he was happy as a king
except for one peculiar thing.
He had a clock that worked all right
it worked all right but not exactly quite
instead of going "tick" and "tock"
the crazy clock went "HI, TDOT!"
The poor old man just raved and raved because nobody could say
why his silly clock behaved that hicory dickory way.
Then one day he lost his cool
"This clock," said he "needs to obey my rule"
"There must be thirty ticks per tock,
or I'll just buy another clock."
The clock took great offense at this
and said "okay, I'll grant your stupid wish.
If you think there are ticks I've missed,
then I'll wear you upon my
Yes, hickory is misspelled IT IS UP TO YOU TO DISCOVER WHY