A PROPER CUP OF COFFEE
(R.P Weston / Bert Lee)
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A Sultan sat on his oriental mat, in his harem in
He took a sip of coffee, just a drip, and he said to his
"Ah, curse ya, curse ya, curse ya, That's the worst cup
of coffee in Persia!"
All I want is a proper cup of coffee, made in a proper
copper coffee pot,
I may be off my dot, but I want a proper coffee in a
proper copper pot.
Iron coffee pots and tin coffee pots, they are no use to
If I can't have a proper cup of coffee in a proper copper
coffee pot, I'll have a cup of tea!"
In days of old when knights and men were bold, and
whiskey was much cheaper,
Burt Turpin rode to a coffee shop and showed his pistols
to the keeper,
He said "Stand and deliver! Can't you see that I'm all
When Bonaparte found that he was in the cart and he lost
that Waterloo fight,
He gave his sword to Wellington, my Lord, and he said
"Those British can't half fight,
Now you've had your Waterloo, sir, tell me what am I
having with you, sir?"
Now King Solomon and his queen would carry on, so we
heard in the ancient scandals,
He bought her lots of silver coffee pots with diamond
legs and handles,
And said the Queen of Sheba, "I'd rather have any old
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