The following account was originally published in "Mersey Butter," a monthly newspaper for fans of Beatles copy bands and dairy-related snacks:
In England, "buttie" is a sandwich.
The essential ingredients are bread and butter.
After that, you have a bunch of options, including jam...
Once upon a time there were two men whose troubles were Sam and Paul. They decided to get together because they were the getting together type.
When they were together they wondered:
"What for after all, what for?"
So all of a sudden they grew guitars and formed a noise. Strange as it may seem no one was interested, least of all the two little men.
So-o-o-o, they grew a drummer in a Syracuse Stationhouse and he was Christened Robbo. They proclaimed:
"Hello Robbo, come Beatle with us!"
On discovering a fourth little man called Mark running about them, they said (quote):
"Get a guitar and you'll be alright"
He did - and they sat on him with comfort until he could play.
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