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

"Metathesis" 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.

Howsh eem eth ayw oot oag moh!
My diret dan I nawt I’m won delcray.
I dah a tillet krind touba na rouh goa
Dan ti turh I’m neeumcray.

On rattem rhew I klaw,
Longa senf ro djeh ro law,
Ouy liw walays reah eem gingins sith ongs:
Leasp howsh eem moh face dan mraw!