The Song of the Temperance Union

We never eat fruitcake for it contains rum
And one little bite turns a man to a bum.
Oh can you imagine a more terrible sight
Than a man eating fruitcake until he gets tight?

Chorus:
Away, away with rum by gum, rum by gum, rum by gum.
Away, away with rum by gum, the song of the temperance union.

We never eat ice cream for it contains vanilla.
And one little bite turns a man to a gorilla.
Oh can you imagine a sight that's more scary
than a man eating ice cream until he gets hairy?

Chorus:
Away, away with rum by gum, rum by gum, rum by gum.
Away, away with rum by gum, the song of the temperance union.

We never eat cookies for they contain yeast.
And one little bite turns a man to a beast.
Oh can you imagine the awful disgrace
Of a man in the gutter with crumbs on his face?

Chorus:
Away, away with rum by gum, rum by gum, rum by gum.
Away, away with rum by gum, the song of the temperance union.

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