The Flintstones
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The Dum Tot Song is a second song of the first side of the album, Songs of the Flintstones.

Premise

A little boy put his nickel into the slot on the gumball machine (the "gum slot") and was frustrated because no gum came out. He was too little to say "gum slot" clearly, so the words came out as "dum tot." It may have been Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble who then sang this song.

Lyrics

I put a nickel in the dum tot,
But there didn’t any dum tome out.
The nickel in the tot go ding—
But I didn’t det a tingle ting!
I put a nickel in the dum tot,
But there didn’t any dum tome out.

So you’re down to your last cent,
Not clear broke—just badly bent;
Don’t ask me just what to do,
‘Cause I’m so bent, I’m broke in two!

I put a nickel in the dum tot,
But there didn’t any dum tome out.
The nickel in the tot go ding—
But I didn’t det a tingle ting!
I put a nickel in the dum tot,
But there didn’t any dum tome out.

So you see those blue suede shoes,
Got those can’t-afford-‘em blues;
Don’t ask me to float a loan,
‘Cause I’ve got problems of my own!

I put a nickel in the dum tot,
But there didn’t any dum tome out.
The nickel in the tot go ding—
But I didn’t det a tingle ting!
I put a nickel in the dum tot,
But there didn’t any dum,
There didn’t any dum,
There didn’t any dum tome out.

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