Look out children Mothers hide all the children who lie Lockjaw's coming with a rusty nail He's gonna nail your mouth open wide Look out children Boys and girls who do falsify From the Black Forest with a hammerhead He's looking for you with a rusty eye
In the Black Forest, lives an ogre named Lockjaw. Lockjaw doesn't like children Who tell lies. Late at night he stalks the houses of the fibbers and the Falsifiers, and before they can cry out from their beds, he nails their jaws Open with a rusty nail, using his head for a hammer. You may escape him for a While and think you fooled him, but he'll get you in the end. He'll get ya! HE'LL GET YA!!
Lockjaw's coming Hide your heads, all you lying children Mothers hide all your lying children Fathers hide all your lying children
Look out mothers Telling lies to a gullible child Lockjaw's coming with a rusty nail He'gonna nail your mouth open wide Look out Fathers Teachers and leaders who do falsify From the Black Forest with a hammerhead He's looking for you with a rusty eye
Many people wonder "Could such a terrible tail be true? Who would make up such A terrible tale?" It seems such a cruel punishment for such a tiny little lie. Well, I've got to confess. It's a fib. I made it up myself. It's pretty funny, Don't you think? Ha, ha ha! Gag, gag, gag!!!