That's When We'll Do That Thing

That's When We'll Do That Thing

In English you might say something is as likely as pigs flying or hell freezing over. In other languages there are various ways to express the same ideas. I incorporated some of these idioms into this song, which I wrote in August 2022.

That's When We'll Do That Thing

When pigs fly through the sky
When the crows fly upside down
When snow falls down in hell
That's when we'll do that thing

When hens grow teeth in their beaks
When calves dance on the ice
When owls preach in the woods
That's when we'll do that thing

When the cactus grows in your hand
When grapes grow on the willows
When hair grows on the frogs
That's when we'll do that thing

When fish climb the poplar tree
When a crayfish whistles on the hill
When cows cough and lice sneeze
That's when we'll do that thing

When the sun rises is the west
When the sky falls to the ground
When the rain rises to the clouds
That's when we'll do that thing

Here's a recording:

Simon Ager That's When We'll Do That Thing

Songs I've written

The Elephant Song | When you get to jiggit | Chaos | Winter | Everyday adventures | Hints of Blossom | A Panda in a Poncho | Plinkin Plookplooks | Spollagyn son tey | How Many Roads? | A Gnu in My Shoe | A Hen in My Hat | The Ballad of the Wug and the Cra | La Plume de ma Tante | Ukuleles On The Shore | Echoes on the Tongue | Dardledumdue | It's Okay To Be Odd | Monday Morning | Tall Tales | Sail Across The Sky | Two Left Feet | Thunder River | Ning | Lazybones | Goats | The Toaster Song | Hello Hi Hey | Thingamajig | Jolly Yuletide | The Pliffploff | Bubbles | Distraction | Little Lions | The Little Green Owl | Pannas Owen | Seize The Day | Music in the Air | Pocket Hedgehogs | Dust | Lillilu | Lost in a Good Book | Quiet Please | Ffaldiral | Melting 😅 | That's When We'll Do That Thing | As Easy As | What Did I Come In Here For? | Upside Down | Thoir An Aire! | Ho Ha Hey | Patience | Time | Farewell | Stuff and Nonsense | Ruith Air Falbh / Run Away! | The Other Side | Colourless Green Ideas | Noodling | Off To Sea

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