Mr. Grinch

Words & Music:

Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss)


         Am            Dm   G       Am     D     E

You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch!  You really are a heel!

E         Am          Dm                G              C        F  E

You're as cuddly as a cactus, you're as charming as an eel, Mr. Grinch!

[n.c.]                     E7           Am  Dm  Am  Dm

You're a bad banana with a greasy black peel.


You're a monster, Mr. Grinch!  Your heart's an empty hole!

Your brain is full of spiders,

You've got garlic in your soul, Mr. Grinch!

I wouldn't touch you with a thirty-nine-and-a-half foot pole.


You're a foul one, Mr. Grinch!  You have termites in your smile.

You have all the tender sweetness of a seasick crocodile, Mr. Grinch.

Given a choice between the two of you, I'd take the seasick crocodile.


You're a rotter, Mr. Grinch!  You're the king of sinful sots.

Your heart's a dead tomato

Splotched with moldy purple spots, Mr. Grinch.

You're a three-decker sauerkraut and toadstool sandwich

With arsenic sauce.


You nauseate me, Mr. Grinch, with a nauseous super "naus".

You're a crooked dirty jockey and you drive a crooked hoss, Mr. Grinch.

Your soul is an appalling dump heap

Overflowing with the most disgraceful assortment

Of rubbish imaginable mangled up in tangled up knots.


You're a foul one, Mr. Grinch!  You're a nasty wasty skunk

Your heart is full of unwashed socks,

Your soul is full of gunk, Mr. Grinch.

The three words that best describe you are as follows, and I quote:

"Stink, stank, stunk!"


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