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First Line: When we told you minus twenty
Last Line: What we found was minus forty.
Subject(s): Mathematics


When we told you minus twenty
Here this morning, that seemed plenty.
We were trying to be modest
(Said he spitting in the sawdust),
And moreover did our guessing
By the kitchen stove while dressing.
Come to dress and make a sortie,
What we found was minus forty.





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