Hey, Diddle, Diddle for Younger Children
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In the land of Rhymes, anything is possible, even the silliest things you can think of. So you should not be surprised when you hear this story of the cat and the fiddle.

One day two farmers were leaning against a fence and talking about strange things they had seen. One farmer, named Mr. Diddle, said he had seen one of his pigs riding a bicycle around in circles. He was pretty sure the pig was playing a harmonica at the same time. He thought the pig was playing, "The Wheels on the Bus".

The other farmer, Mr. Winky, said he had seen something far stranger than that. He said, "I have a milk cow that likes to spring into the air like an antelope, an old barn cat that can play the violin, and a hound dog that laughs whenever he tries to bark."

"And," he said, "you are really not going to believe this, but I have magic eating utinsils."

"No way," said farmer Diddle.

"Oh, yes," said farmer Winky. "Just listen."

Hey, diddle, diddle, the cat and the fiddle,
The cow jumped over the moon.
The little dog laughed to see such sport
And the dish ran away with the spoon!

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