Schoolhouse Rock - Grammar Rock

Interjections!


Music & Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens
Sung by: Essra Mohawk
Animation: Phil Kimmelman and Associates

}} {Cough!  Cough!  Cough!}

When Reginald was home with flu, (uh huh)
The doctor knew just what to do:
He cured the infection,
With one small injection,
While Reginald uttered some interjections:

}} {Hey!  That smarts!
}}  Ouch!  That hurts!
}}  Yow!  That's not fair, giving a guy a shot down there!}

Interjections        }} {Hey!}
Show excitement,     }} {Yow!}
Or emotion.          }} {Ouch!}
They're generally set apart from a sentence
By an exclamation point,
Or by a comma when the feeling's not as strong.  Mmmm...

Though Geraldine played hard to get,  (uh huh)
Geraldo knew he'd woo her yet.
He showed his affection,
Despite her objections,
And Geraldine hollered some interjections:

}} {Well!  You've got some nerve!
}}  Oh!  I've never been so insulted in all my life!
}}  Hey!  You're kinda cute!}

Interjections        }} {Well!}
Show excitement,     }} {Oh!}
Or emotion.          }} {Hey!}
They're generally set apart from a sentence
By an exclamation point,
Or by a comma when the feeling's not as strong.

So when you're happy    }} {Hurray!}
Or sad                  }} {Aw!}
Or frightened           }} {Eeeeeek!}
Or mad                  }} {Rats!}
Or excited              }} {Wow!}
Or glad                 }} {Hey!}
An interjection starts a sentence right!

The game was tied at seven all, (uh huh)
When Franklin found he had the ball.
He made a connection,
In the other direction,
And the crowd starting shouting out interjections:

}} {Aw!  You threw the wrong way!}
}} {Darn!  You just lost the game!}
}} {Hurray!  I'm for the other team!}

Interjections        }} {Aw!}
Show excitement,     }} {Darn!}
Or emotion.          }} {Hurray!}
They're generally set apart from a sentence
By an exclamation point,
Or by a comma when the feeling's not as strong.

So when you're happy    }} {Hurray!}
Or sad                  }} {Aw!}
Or frightened           }} {Eeeeeek!}
Or mad                  }} {Rats!}
Or excited              }} {Wow!}
Or glad                 }} {Hey!}
An interjection starts a sentence right!

Interjections        }} {Hey!}
Show excitement,     }} {Hey!}
Or emotion.          }} {Hey!}
They're generally set apart from a sentence
By an exclamation point
or by a comma when the feeling's not as strong.

Interjections!
Show excitement!
Or emotion!
Hallelujah!
Hallelujah!
Hallelujah... yea!!

}} {Darn, that's the end.}

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