"A Drake Said to His Duck" is about a male duck talking to "his" female duck. This song is a play on words. You can read about the wordplay below the song.

Notes

This song is based on a play on words: what you hear as "ris cane" can be understood as "ris cane" = laugh, (female) duck but also as "ricane" (snigger or giggle). "la cane a ri" can also be understood as "la cane a ri" (the duck laughed) but also as la canari (the canary) – the word is normally masculine, it shouldn't be "la" but "le" canari.

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Many thanks to Edit' Dupont for contributing and singing this song for Mama Lisa's World.

Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Un canard a dit à sa cane

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Translated by Monique Palomares.

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