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The Fanny tradition

Posted by: Kim Badcock) at 2014-04-12 08:36:39
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Hello,
Before our Fanny icon is presented for the unlucky team we read out a poem. Do any other clubs embellish the ritual humiliation?

Kim Badcock 'Ode to Fanny'

by kimbo (Mission Beach Petanque Club, 2013)

Come gather 'round friends be thee old or new
For a tale and its telling that is worthy and true
Of the maid known as Fanny who was friendly and fair
And a bar in Provence near an old village square
Where villagers met to chat while they drank
And brag of great victories in the game of Petanque

Now winners are grinners and losers are sore
And worst is to lose without gaining a score
So the beaten and humbled consolation they'd seek
By kissing sweet Fanny on each rosy cheek

Now the Mayor of the village was a man of no good
He'd feel up sweet Fanny whenever he could
Until came the day in Petanque he was thrashed
Thirteen zero the score his manly pride dashed
To the tavern he went consolation to seek
To kiss sweet Fanny on each rosy cheek

Fanny saw her chance to add to his hurt
She stood on a stool and lifted her skirt
She said "Mr Mayor my revenge at last
and now Mr Mayor you can kiss my arse!"

From that day on a tradition began
In honour of Fanny standing up to the man
Now winners and grinners and losers are sore
And worst is to lose without gaining a score
So now all you losers your time has come
To line up to kiss our sweet Fanny's bum!

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