THE COMMONWEALTH: Fuzzy Wuzzy

'E's a daisy, 'e's a ducky, 'e's a lamb!

'E's a injia-rubber idiot on the spree,

'E's the on'y thing that doesn't give a damn

For a Regiment o' British Infantree!

So 'ere' s to you, Fuzzy-Wuzzy, at your 'ome in the Soudan:

You're a pore benighted 'eathen but a first-class fightin' man;

An here's to you Fuzzy-Wuzzy, with your 'ayrick 'ead of 'air

You big black boundin' beggar for you broke a British square!

Last week Fuzzy Wuzzy (Osman Digna, called "The Ugly") died in Wadi Haifa, Egypt. He was 90. He had spent 22 years in prison, more...

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