Laugh and Learn ABC Book, Page 15
NOT many are the ” creatures that with X their names begin:
To find one we must search amongst the tribes that wear the fin.
The Xiphias has a long, sharp nose, quite like a sword, you see:
I think I’d hardly wish to have him point it thus at me.
THE Yamma and the Yak rehearsing for the stage
For Amateur Theatricals they both have caught the rage;
They like the plays that treat of love, and think that they can render
The parts of two fond lovers, in a style most sweet and tender
THE Zebra is the animal that’s last upon the list;
He’s pictured, to amuse En-to-mol-o-gist.
This big word.: is the name, you know, bestowed on one who tries
To find out all about such things bugs and butterflies.