Fat Children chords

Tim Minchin

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Am G F Em Do not feed doughnuts to your obese children Am G F Em You will regret it when they?re in their teens Am G F Em Maccas might shut them up now that they?re seven F But they won?t forgive you, when Em Am They?re getting picked last for PE Bm7 Don?t you see? Am Boombalata motherfucker D9 Dm Have you noticed that your kids are fat? Am D7 What are you going to do about that? Am What are you going to do? Am D7 So you telling me that your family Am D7 Has a history of obesity Am D7 You got a polycystic ovary Am D7 It?s just the way that God made me Am D7 It?s unlikely, statistically Am To be a physical thing D7 But either way it don?t explain why you Am Are in the cue at Burger King Am D7 You can blame it on biology Am D7 You can blame your physiology Am D7 You can point to genealogy Am D7 And your social anthropology Am D7 You can say you are an ectomorph Am D7 That you just can?t get the kilos off Bm7 Well you can be what you wanna be E7 But stop feeding that boy KFC F He weighs 40 kilos and he?s only three Bm7 E7 He looks like a clean-shaven Pavarotti F C Switching to Diet Coke is not the way back G Boombalata kiddie-stuffer D Your kid?s a fat, have you noticed that? Am F G And you oughta be ashamed Am F G For you only have yourself to blame. F C Your 5 year old princess in her size 14 tutu G D E7 Only eats pizza like that because you do C Will be dead of a heart attack G C G Before your grandchildren are ten C Perhaps you?ll consider G C G A cut-back on extra fries then Am Boombalata kiddie-stuffer D9 Dm Have you noticed that your kids are fat? Am D7 What are you going to do about that? Am What are you going to do? Am D7 So you telling me that your family Am D7 Has a history of obesity Am D7 You got a polycystic ovary Am D7 It?s just the way that God made me Am D7 But ? and in your case Am D7 There?s a reasonably big butt Am D7 Do you think it?s an appropriate treat Am D7 The all-you-can-eat at Pizza Hut? Am D7 There?s no excuse you silly goose Am D7 For a child with a caboose Am D7 Like a moose who?s eaten too much mousse Am D7 It?s tantamount to child abuse Am D7 Kick them off the fucking couch Am D7 Unplug the Playstation Am D7 Send them down to the park Am D7 If they don?t wanna go, make ?em Am D7 Tell them they have to jog Am D7 Until their jogging shorts fit?em Am D7 If they hesitate, ask firmly Am If they still resist, hit?em F C Is this what you want for your little girl and guy? G D These chips off the pork chop, for the toffee apples of your eye? F C Six packs of kit cats are not the way back G Boombalata Kiddie-Stuffer D Your kids are fat, did ya notice that? Am F G And you, you ought to be ashamed Am F G For you have only got yourself to blame F C Your 6 year old miniature Jabba the Hut G D Eating half melted Mars Bars from the folds of his gut C He'll be dead of an aneurysm G C G Before his own children ism ten C Perhaps you?ll consider G C G A cut-back on Taco Bell then C Perhaps you?ll consider G C A cut-back on Krispy Kreme doughnuts G And Popcorn in bucket-sized boxes C G And microwave pizza or drive through McDonalds C G For weeknightly dinners in front of the TV C G And notes to the phys-ed instructor saying C G Timmy has asthma but he really just gets short of breath C G Cos he?s 35 kilos above the ideal weight C G C Of 35 kilos for a nine year old boy