Well, Mr. and Mrs. Potato had eyes for each other, and finally they got
married, and had a little sweet potato, whom they called 'Yam'.
Of course, they wanted the best for Yam. When it was time, they told her
about the facts of life. They warned her about going out and getting
half-baked, so she wouldn't get accidentally mashed, and get a bad name
herself like 'Hot Potato', and end up with a bunch of Tater Tots.
Yam said not to worry, no Spud would get her into the sack and make a
potato out of her! But on the other hand she wouldn't stay home and become
Couch Potato, either. She would get plenty of exercise so as not to be
skinny like her Shoestring cousins. When she went off to Europe, Mr. and
Mrs. Potato told Yam to watch out for the Hard Boiled guys from Ireland.
the greasy guys from France called the French Fries. And when she went out
west, to watch out for the Indians so she wouldn't get scalloped.
Yam said she would stay on the straight and narrow and wouldn't associate
with those high class Yukon Golds. Mr. and Mrs. Potato sent Yam to Idaho
P.U. (that's Potato University) so that when she graduated she'd really be
in the Chips. But in spite of all they did for her, one-day Yam came home
and announced she was going to marry Tom Brokaw. Tom Brokaw!
Mr. and Mrs. Potato were very upset. They told Yam she couldn't possibly
marry Tom Brokaw because he was just a.......
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