Written by john ryan [spoken by various people on the street]
Well, you see now I'm a depression baby And I remember the wpa If we could just start the same thing again and get people working out there, why not? Is it too menial for somebody to sweep the street?
And if you've got enough money where you don't have to work Let's face it, who wants to work? There's no reason why anybody that five generations of people got to be on welfare
I had one gentlemen get in --- No offense to you gentlemen, he had long hair and a beard -- And I told him, he had better go home and take a bath He had b.o. so bad, it was terrible I said you might be educated, but did your parents tell you to go dirty?
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Kids nowadays, that's the whole thing Too much money, they've got too much money They don't have to struggle and work for things Like when I was growing up had to do And I was lucky if I got that job delivering hats in a hat store For twenty-five cents per hat Too much money today is with the young kids Everything was handed to 'em, And that's why they are the way they are