4.25.2013

A Rose by Any Other Name by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

A Rose by Any Other Name

In Spain it's called a pedo
In Hungary you'd pass a fing
In Dutch you'd say en wind laten
When your bottom sings

In Japan it's called he onara
In Germany you'd pass der pup
In Italian you'd say peto
When that small sound erupts

In Russia it's called perdun
In Hindu you'd pass a pud
In Polish you'd say pierdzenic
For both loud or quiet duds

No matter where you come from
Or what language that you speak
It's really really funny
to hear a tushy squeak.

- Amy Krouse Rosenthal from The Wonder Book


1 comment:

Clara Gillow Clark said...

Now there's a poem that would send a classroom rollicking or create a tidal wave of giggles. It's easy to imagine kids picking out their new favorite word for tushy sounds!