This is part of the complete Exercises in Song cycle being released on this site.

"Country" is a bonus exercise, not to be found in Raymond Queneau's original Exercices de Style nor in the translations.

To be sung to the tune of "Show Me The Way To Go Home". More information here.

Ey up: coun’ta ’elp me yoem?
Ahm reet knackered fray mankin abeawt.
Ayad sum Corporation pop ter eke eawt tay;
Neaw me yed is wattered eawt!

Fray Rochdale ter Cartmel,
Eawt ter Liverpool as well,
As ahm gooin reawnd ahl croodle this seawnd:
Ahl find me way yoem misel.

Replacing West Indian