This was originally planned as a sequence of short, simple songs for children. However it soon became clear that children are not necessarily short, and definitely not simple, people. And of course, children of today are not impressed or amused by the sort of thing I enjoyed when I was a child. They’re not interested in limericks (not even a slightly rude one, and almost certainly not one where the whole point of the joke is that it doesn’t rhyme as it should).
So now the songs aren’t for kids, they’re for anyone with five minutes to spare. They’re a handful because there are five of them, and mighty because they pack their punch (if they have any punch at all) in a very short space of time.
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