Taka a teaßpoonful of Engliuh, A modicum of Dutch, Of Italian just, a trifle, And of Gaelic not too much; Some Russian and Egyptian, Add then unto tbe whole, With jußt enough to flavor Of the lingo of tbe Pole, Some Cingalese and Hottentot, A Eoupgon, too, of French, Of native Scandinavian A pretty thorough drenoh j Hungarian and Syrlao, A pinch of Japanese, With juct a3 muoh Ojibbeway And Turkish au you please. Now Btir it gently, boil it well, And, if you've decent luck, The ultimate residuum You'll 6nd is Vo'apuk !
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VOLAPUK., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1982, 29 October 1888
VOLAPUK. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1982, 29 October 1888
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