Carolyn's Scrapbook of Memories
(last updated March 13, 2008)
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(I will be adding more from time to time from both me, my family and my friends.)
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(Don't miss funny potato story below the list!)
APPETIZERS, DIPS, DRINKS and MISCELLANEOUS
I Yam What I Yam
Mr. Potato and Miss Potato had eyes for each other, and finally
married and had a little sweet potato, whom they called 'Yam.'
course, they wanted the best for Yam. When it was time, they told
about the facts of life. They warned her about going out and getting
half-baked, so she wouldn't get accidentally mashed and get a bad name for
herself like 'Hot Potato' and end up with a bunch of Tater Tots.
said not to worry; no Spud would get her into the sack and make a
potato out of her! But, on the other hand, she wouldn't stay home and become a
Couch Potato, either. She would get plenty of exercise so as not to be
skinny like her Shoestring cousins.
she went off to Europe, Mr. and Mrs. Potato told Yam to watch out
the Hard Boiled guys from Ireland ... and the greasy guys from France called
the French Fries. And when she went out West she should watch out for the Indians
so she wouldn't get scalloped. Yam said she would stay on the straight and
narrow and wouldn't associate with those high class Yukon Golds either or the ones
from the other side of the tracks who advertise their trade on the side of
all the trucks that say "Frito Lay."
and Mrs. Potato sent Yam to Idaho P.U. (that's Potato University)
that when she graduated she'd really be in the Chips. But, in spite of all
they did for her, one day Yam came home and announced she was going to marry Tom Brokaw.
Tom Brokaw! Mr. and Mrs. Potato were very upset.
They told Yam she couldn't possibly marry Tom Brokaw because he's just a .....
(You're gonna love this!)
..... Common Tater.
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