ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas
I want a hippopotamus for ,
Only a hippopotamus will do.
Don't want aï¿½ no dinkey tinker toys
I want a hippopotamus to ï¿½with and enjoy.
I want a hippopotamus Christmas,
I don't think Santa Claus will , do you?
He won't have to use, a dirtyï¿½ flue,
Just bring him through the front door,
That's theï¿½ thing to do!
I can seeï¿½ now on Christmas morning
Creeping down the stairs.
Oh what joy and what
When Iï¿½ up my eyes
To see a hippoï¿½ï¿½standing there.
Iï¿½ a hippopotamus for Christmas
Only a hippopotamus will do
No , no rhinoceruses
I only like hippopotamuses
And hippopotamuses like me ...
ï¿½says a hippo would eat me up, but then,
Teacher says a hippo is a !
There's lots of for him in our two-car garage,
I'dï¿½ him there andï¿½ him there
And give him his massage!
I canï¿½ me now on Christmas morning
Creeping down the .
Oh whatï¿½ and what surprise
When I open up my
To see a hippo standing there.