This Old Man Came Squirming Home

Original Words and Music By: Unknown
Adapted By: Terry Kluytmans
Copyright © 1999 KIDiddles.com

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This old man,
He ate one,
He ate one worm in a bun,
Knick-knack, paddywhack,
Give a dog a bone,
This old man came squirming home.

This old man,
He ate two,
He ate two worms in a stew,
Knick-knack, paddywhack,
Give a dog a bone,
This old man came squirming home.

This old man,
He ate three,
He ate three worms, all fat-free,
Knick-knack, paddywhack,
Give a dog a bone,
This old man came squirming home.

This old man,
He ate four,
He ate four worms off the floor,
Knick-knack, paddywhack,
Give a dog a bone,
This old man came squirming home.

This old man,
He ate five,
He ate five worms still alive,
Knick-knack, paddywhack,
Give a dog a bone,
This old man came squirming home.

This old man,
He ate six,
He ate six worms with chopsticks,
Knick-knack, paddywhack,
Give a dog a bone,
This old man came squirming home.

This old man,
He ate seven,
He ate seven worms and thought he was in heaven,
Knick-knack, paddywhack,
Give a dog a bone,
This old man came squirming home.

This old man,
He ate eight,
He ate eight worms meant for bait,
Knick-knack, paddywhack,
Give a dog a bone,
This old man came squirming home.

This old man,
He ate nine,
He ate nine worms soaked in brine,
Knick-knack, paddywhack,
Give a dog a bone,
This old man came squirming home.

This old man,
He ate ten,
He ate ten worms, then brung 'em up again,
Knick-knack, paddywhack,
Give a dog a bone,
This old man came squirming home.

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