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There was a little ditty

Updated on July 9, 2012

Children learn most from what they see and hear.

True religion teaches for a lifetime and on.
True religion teaches for a lifetime and on. | Source

"Train up a child.... "


There was a little ditty

About a girl so pretty.

Her mouth though was foul

As anyone’s bowel.

So far from being witty.


“Handsome is as handsome does.”

A saying with truth that was.

“Beauty is only skin deep.”

A saying we still should keep

Pretty plain to hear: "Because...".


Parents hear me from north to south,

Pay attention your daughter’s mouth.

No amount of lipstick

Can ever do the neat trick,

Of silencing a foul loudmouth.


There was that little ditty

About that one so pretty.

And if she was yours

She’s there with the whores,

Sped there by words so gritty.

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© 2012 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.

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      Demas W Jasper 5 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      sweethearts2 and Gypsy Rose Lee: I'm answering your two comments simultaneously because "The testimony of two witnesses is sure." sweethearts2 and I join with you two in wishing good manners extended to nice speech, and that people didn't have to separate themselves from the rest of the human race by being foul mouthed.

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      Demas W Jasper 5 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      sweethearts2: I had second thoughts about what reactions this Hub might get, and I was relieved that it meant to you what it meant to me sharing it. Thanks.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Clever. Hate people whose every other word is a swear word.

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      wetnosedogs 5 years ago from Alabama

      It is awful that way people talk. No respect. It's a shame

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      sweethearts2 5 years ago from Northwest Indiana

      What more could be said for all children - Parents wake up. Much appreciated hub. voted up and useful

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