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

"Syncope" 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.

Could yelp me ofind mway home?
I wanget intbed cause feelowsy.
I subted wigd grace ta singalcdrink wellver hourgo
Andended upther queasy.

T'llbe same wherver am,
Whethon dryand, boarship, fam,
If list carefyou mighcatch meging thifrain:
Shomto myty townvilge ham!