[nfbmi-talk] off Topic FW: Potato--cute

Fred Wurtzel f.wurtzel at att.net
Tue Apr 19 16:51:00 UTC 2011

-----Original Message-----
From: Frances G. Donbrosky [mailto:Donbroskyf2 at michigan.gov] 
Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 7:22 AM
Subject: Potato--cute

>Well, A Girl Potato and Boy Potato had eyes for each other, and finally 
>they got married, and had a little sweet potato, which they called 
>Of course, they wanted the best for Yam. 
>When it was time, they told her about the facts of life. 
>They warned her about going out
>getting half-baked, so she wouldn't get accidentally mashed, and get a 
>bad name for herself like 'Hot Potato,' and end up with a bunch of 
>Tater Tots
>Yam said not to worry, no Spud would get her into the sack and make a 
>rotten potato out of her!
>But on the other hand she
>wouldn't stay home and become a Couch Potato either. 
>She would get
>plenty of exercise so as not to be skinny like her Shoestring Cousins.
>When she went off to Europe, Mr. And Mrs. Potato told Yam to watch out 
>for the hard-boiled guys from Ireland .
>And the
>greasy guys from France called the French Fries. And when she went out 
>West, to watch out for the Indians so she wouldn't get scalloped.
>Yam said she would stay on the straight and narrow andwouldn't 
>associatewith those high class Yukon Golds, or the ones from the other
>side of the tracks who advertise their trade on all the trucks that 
>say, 'Frito Lay.'
>Mr. And Mrs. Potato sent Yam to! Idaho P.U. (that's Potato University) 
>so that when she graduated she'd really be in the Chips.
>But in spite of all they did for her, one-day Yam came home and 
>announced she was going to marry Tom Brokaw.
>Tom Brokaw! 
>Mr And Mrs. Potato were very upset. 
>They told
>Yam she couldn't possibly
>marry Tom Brokaw
>because he's just....... 


Frances Donbrosky
Phone Pool Operator
Department of Human Services 

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