Inventor Song

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Oh it took Bell to make the telephone ring,
And it took Edison to light up our way.
It took Robert Fulton in a steamboat,
To go chug-chug-chugging down the bay.

Otis made the elevator go up,
McCormick's reaper reaped the rye.
So when you're spelling the word, America,
Don't forget to dot the I....

for the inventors, don't forget to dot the I!

George Pullman made the sleeping car
for railroad trips at night.
Lou Waterman made the fountain pen
so everyone could write.

Richard Hoe made the rotary press,
so we could get the news.
Charles Goodyear made the rubber
for the heels upon our shoes.

So if you talk about a new invention.
Incidentally don't forget to mention....

That it took Morse to make the telegraph hum
Colt to make the Colt 45
And it took Henry Ford to make an auto
So that folks could go and take a drive
Howe knew how to make a sewing machine
The Wrights learned the right way to fly
So when you're spelling the word, America,
Don't forget to dot the I....

for the inventors, don't forget to dot the I!

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