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No. 29 - Song - Ronald - "I'm just an ordinary man."

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Ronald: There are lots of fellows in the world today,
But ther're very few about like me.
I don't mind a bit what I do or say.
I'm as simple as a man can be.
My tailor's an ordinary man who makes
Very ordinary clothes like these,
With all the ordinary bad mistakes
And extraordinary baggy at the knees.
Oh! I'm not the sort of man to go by,
I'm not the kind of man you know by
New boots of black and tan.
No, I'm just an ordinary man,
Yes, I'm quite a common sort of penny thing.
I'm not partic'lar good at anything,
I'm just-- well, what on earth am I?
I am just an ordinary man.

I can't give you all the particulars
Of Lady So-and-So's new hat,
Or drive over people in motor cars,
Like the average aristocrat.
I can't owe a bill for a year or so
And never pay a single cent;
For I'm such a commonplace fool, I know
That I should go and pay by accident.
For I'm not the sort of man to go by,
I'm not the kind of man you know by
New boots of black and tan.
I'm not a sporting kind of man,
Why, I've never even shot a keeper.
I find that rabbits work out cheaper,
I know it isn't half as smart,
But I'm such an ordinary man.

There are lots of very decent chaps I've met
Who have no idea what hardships mean;
There are lots of fellows who are quite upset
If they haven't got a flying machine.
There are men who make a cab-man drive like mad,
And always pay them half-a-crown.
I must confess I'm always deuced glad
If the silly horse don't tumble down.
Oh! I'm not the sort of man to go by,
I'm not the kind of man you know by
New boots of black and tan.
No, I'm just an ordinary man,
Yes, in politics there's lately been a stir,
And things are looking rather sinister.
Why can't they just make me Prime Minister?
I'm quite an ordinary man.

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