The following was recited by Roger E. Wieland, a retired veterinarian, over Skype. He was 90 years of age at the time of recording.
The horse and mule live thirty years
And nothing know of wines and beers;
The goat and sheep at twenty die,
With never a taste of scotch or rye;
The cow drinks water by the ton,
And at eighteen is mostly done.
Without the aid of rum or gin
The dog at fifteen cashes in;
The cat in milk and water soaks,
And then at twelve years old it croaks;
The modest, sober, bone-dry hen
Lays eggs for nogs and dies at ten;
All animals are strictly dry;
They sinless live and swiftly die.
While sinful, gleeful, rum-soaked men
Survive for three score years and ten.
And some of us – a mighty few –
Stay pickled ’till we’re ninety-two.
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Not much to say about this one except it is well worth your time to view it. Obviously going shirtless was the right choice here.
The New Zeland Tall Blacks do their famous Haka war dance ahead of their game against the USA. Team USA look on in complete bewilderment.