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Polka Bats and Octopus Slacks


Larval Mass
Dec 25, 2002
Tony's newsletter item about the octopus pants reminded me of a poem from the kid's book Polka Bats and Octopus Slacks:

Kansas City Octopus
is wearing fancy slacks.
just got 'em,
fifty bucks including tax.

Red corduroy,
and boy-oh-boy,
they fit like apple-pie.
Multi-pocket snazzy trousers
custom made for octopi.

fantastic plastic stretch elastic
keeps 'em nice and tight.
Kansas City Octopus
is looking good tonight!

By Calef Brown


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