Friday Haiku: Triple Hippo

Three headed hippo

All for one and one for all

Hip hip hip hooray!

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  1. Theresa says:

    They are three-fourths of a barbershop quartet!

  2. all that’s missing is
    those little straw hats and a
    handlebar mustache

  3. fleurdamour says:

    Hippo-tenuse triple header.

  4. ScoutsMom says:

    I am picturing them holding on to each other under the water – like a conga line.

  5. LOVE the hovertext!

  6. Peegs of the river
    Wallowing the whole day long
    Who you calling fat?

  7. I was just about to type “CONGA !” ScoutsMom He He He !!
    Why don’t you lead the line in the mod lounge ? CONGA PARTY !!!

  8. you mean Hip Hip Hippo-ray!

  9. sung to the tune “We are Siamese”

    We are hippo-potti if you please
    we are hippo potti if you don’t please
    Now we’re looking over our new Rivera-cile
    If we like we stay for maybe quite a while.

  10. We three Amigos
    always together as friends
    happy hippo pals

  11. mauderules says:

    Does the first one look at all disapproving to anyone other than me? Or perhaps just stolidly neutral?

  12. Theresa says:

    Can’t you just hear them?
    “Hello, Hello, Hello, Hellooooooooooo-
    Goodbye my Coney Island Baby,
    Farewell my own true love . . .” ♪ ♫ ♩ ♬

  13. Theresa says:

    Oh YEAH! Hippo barbershop quartet here, Hippo Conga Line there, Hippo Ping Pong over there in the corner, Hippo Hula Hooping in the courtyard . . . 😀

  14. ScoutsMom says:

    Hippo Hula Hooping??? Ha, Try saying that three times in a row.

  15. I LOVE HIPPOS! Such a great shot, thanks for sharing!

  16. Bashful says:

    A three-hippo sighting has got to be good luck.

  17. dubyah1 says:

    Triple river horse
    With their murine pocket pals:
    Hippo pot o’ mouse.

  18. fleurdamour says:
  19. Bashful says:

    Little known fact: Triple Hippo word score always wins the game in Scrabble.

  20. SlaveToCat says:

    Yea real life game of Hungry Hungry Hippos!!!

  21. 260Oakley says:

    New Olympic sport
    Synchronized mud wrestling
    We’re going for gold!

  22. Mary (the first) says:

    I could be the fourth. I sing bass.

  23. fleurdamour says:

    Deep in the highlands
    Cerberus Loch Ness monster
    Three heads one body

  24. Theresa says:

    You sing the “my honey” part. 😛

  25. Theresa says:

  26. Robin McKiernan Kiesel says:

    Don’t forget the tu-tu for Hippo ballet

  27. loribelle says:

    What I hear is “Three little maids from school are we…”

  28. Tater Tot says:


  29. Tater Tot says:

    Love the hippo ears!

  30. Theresa says:


  31. bob drummond says:

    That sounds like Gammera the 3 headed japanese movie monster !!

  32. bob drummond says:

    I meant to say GHIDHERA ! Excuuuusse me ! blooper !Gammera was the giant flying turtle !

  33. Fird Birfle says:

    LIKE DEES????

  34. Fird Birfle says:


  35. Fird Birfle says:

    YAY for giant flying turtles!!!

  36. Theresa says:

    Look! Here they are!

  37. One Skunk Todd says:

    Blorperus, the three-headed hell hippo guarding the gates of the underworld. Occasionally they like to take a dip in the Stix.

  38. Is it just me, or does the one in front look a little like Tim Curry?