An old lady who swallowed a fly

Listen to this traditional song about an old lady who swallows a fly.


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Song developed by Cambridge English Online


Did you like the song? What other things could the old lady swallow?

Average: 4 (37 votes)

Submitted by WoodenWaterClarinet on Sat, 04/11/2023 - 16:06


I like the song.

Submitted by BrilliantRuby5000 on Sun, 15/10/2023 - 14:01


There was an old lady who swallowed a lion. I have a book about ones there was an old lady who swallowed fly guy. That when a boy name's buzz have a pet fly. When the time he visited his grandma, his grandma swallowed his pet fly. And after that, grandma swallowed all her farm animals.

Submitted by BlackBikeThunder on Fri, 08/09/2023 - 08:29


I like this song,I think she can swallow tiger.

Submitted by OrangeSapphirePop on Tue, 15/08/2023 - 12:03


this is not funny because there are dead body

Submitted by LovelyDungeon9999 on Fri, 14/04/2023 - 01:45


I know that song is funny but it's can be happen IN YOUR LIFE and you know
that my great parent is dead.

Submitted by OrangeSapphirePop on Sun, 02/04/2023 - 22:42


I like this story

Submitted by GoldAluminium8 on Thu, 23/02/2023 - 15:23


Can the old lady swallow my teacher please?

Submitted by PrincessTrumpetTabla on Sun, 11/12/2022 - 19:28


I think the old lady will die fatter if she swallows a giant!!!!

Submitted by PrincessTrumpetTabla on Sat, 10/12/2022 - 21:43


I think she'll die fatter if she swallows a giant!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Submitted by MissRockForest on Mon, 21/02/2022 - 07:44

She is so sad.after that song she died.It is so not funny.Imagine your mom or dad die like that.Your love ones dead.This is too sad.

Submitted by LadyDogJuice on Thu, 27/01/2022 - 14:29

ha ha ha ha ha ha ha it is very funny ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha.

Submitted by MissRockLute on Wed, 15/09/2021 - 13:56

It's my favorite song!!!

Submitted by AgentVolcanoTree on Tue, 24/08/2021 - 01:27

Well the old lady could swallow a bear and a shark That would be brutal

Submitted by PrincessAngelH… on Sat, 14/08/2021 - 09:00

To be honest I feel bad for her. When other people say it's funny it kind of angers me. I mean imagine you're own grandparents doing that. I understand if some people don't agree with me, it's just gruesome.

Submitted by CaptainJurassic40 on Mon, 26/07/2021 - 12:55

I don"t like that song

Submitted by DuchessPrinceF… on Wed, 14/04/2021 - 13:23

Hahahahah!!!! It really is a funny poem! She swallowed a fly, bird, cow. cat, spider, horse, and a dog!

Submitted by MissRockForest on Sun, 11/04/2021 - 05:02

Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Question why did the old lady die?Answer Because she eats The horse Ha Ha

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