S'étonne aux Halles
Un petit d'un petit
Ah! degrés te fallent
Indolent qui ne sort cesse
Indolent qui ne se mène
Qu'importe un petit d'un petit
Tout Gai de Reguennes.
Questions: who wrote this? Why? What is it meant to be? Do you think it is funny? Why or why not?
Hint: You really don't need to know French. (I don't, and I knew even less when I first ran into this and its cousins).
Hint: check the title of this post.
If this interests anyone, I'll post some more from time to time.