Well, Girl Potato and Boy Potato had eyes for each other, and finally
they got married, and had a little
sweet potato,
whom they called 'Yam.'
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 and 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.
Yam said she would stay on the straight and narrow and wouldn't
associate with 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
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
because he's