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That's What Bilbo Baggins Hates

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That's What Bilbo Baggins Hates is a song from the 1977 adaptation of The Hobbit, the lyrics are based on the poem from the book. The lyrics were adapted by Jules Bass and the music by Maury Laws.

Lyrics

Chip the glasses and crack the plates!
Blunt the knives and bend the forks!
That's what Bilbo Baggins hates -
Smash the bottles and burn the corks!

Cut the cloth and tread the fat!
Pour the milk on the pantry floor!
Leave the bones on the bedroom mat!
Splash the wine on every door!

Dump the crocks in a boiling bowl;
Pound them up with a thumping pole;
And when you've finished, if any are whole,
Send them down the hall to roll!

That's what Bilbo Baggins hates!
So, carefully! Carefully with the plates!