Lagniappe 43: Just So - The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo

Not always was the Kangaroo as now we do behold him, but a Different Animal with four short legs.

The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo
(listen or download from link above)
In which we are treated to another of Rudyard Kipling's lesser known Just So Stories.

See the story, a racing poem, and all the illustrations with Kipling's captions.
As always, thank you to Will Duquette for his wonderful narration.

According to Webster
la·gniappe \ˈlan-ˌyap, lan-ˈ\
Etymology: American French, from American Spanish la ñapa the lagniappe, from la + ñapa, yapa, from Quechua yapa something added
Date: 1844
: a small gift given a customer by a merchant at the time of a purchase;
broadly : something given or obtained gratuitously or by way of good measure

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