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    Default interesting poem decoding

    Do you carrot all for me?/ My heart beets for you/With your turnip nose/And your radish face/ You're a peach!/ If we cantaloupe/ lettuce marry/ We'd make a swell pear

    I think this is an interesting poem but I can only decode part of its .. how to say, neat little treatments? Such as,

    lettuce marry = let us marry
    pear = pair
    beet = beat

    Beyond that, though, I find it difficult to resolve those supposedly funny things. Would you please help me out? Thanks


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    Default Re: interesting poem decoding

    radish face = reddish
    you're a peach = you're lovely
    Do you carrot all = care at all
    turnip nose = turned-up nose

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    Many thanks, tdol!

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    cantaloupe = can't elope. But I suppose that one was too easy to mention.

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    Thanks

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    Ooops- I'm afraid I missed it.

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