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

"Unexpected " 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.

“Well, what a racket I heard!”
“You’d gone on a pub crawl, after all.”
“Yeah, but this guy was singing of how he was tired—”
“I bet: and ‘emotional!’”

“He tapped me for a quid,
But then later flipped his lid,
And he asked this stranger to show him home—”
“Yes. Here I am, ’cos he did.”