Whistle Obsessive Acquisition disorder (WhOA) Quiz
By Casey O’Rourke (with apologies to Dr. Seuss)
Do you whistle in a bar?
Do you whistle in a car?
What do you say to the cop,
When he asks for you to stop?
Do you whistle for your wife?
Does it cause domestic strife?
Does she threaten with a knife?
Do you now fear for your life?
Is she a sulker or a yeller?
Does she send you to the cellar?
Do you play out in your shop?
Do you just give up and stop?
Do you practice in the attic?
Does everything get all dramatic?
Does it your kids also bug?
Does your cat puke on the rug?
Are whistles scattered round your place?
Or do you keep them in a vase?
At Christmas do they deck your tree?
Are more than ten of them in "D"?
Do you keep them in a box?
Does your box have many locks?
Do you whistle while at work?
Have you ordered from Mike Burke?
Do you whistle every day
On your Sindt and your Mel Bay?
Are you driven from the park,
When you play upon your Clarke?
Feadog, Soodlum, Generation,
Do these require explanation?
Dealt with Colin Goldie yet?
Have you the whole Susato set?
Oak and Shaw and Little Black
Are they in your whistle stack?
Chieftan, Abell, Sweet and Clare
They in your collection there?
Along with all the other makers,
That I couldn't get to rhyme?
(And when you take a dinner break,
What's on the menu: Omaha Steak?)
copyright 2000 by Casey O’Rourke, Dale Wisely, and 3Fish Productions.