Abracadabra Indeed ……

A word said by magicians performing magic tricks … like hocus pocus

Maybe gibberish to give the impression of arcane knowledge … mumbo jumbo

It is known to have been in use in 4th century Latin. But other theories abound from 2nd century Hebrew or Aramaic meaning:

It will be created in my words!

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Abracadabra, thus we learn
The more you create, the less you earn.
The less you earn, the more you’re given,
The less you lead, the more you’re driven,
The more destroyed, the more they feed,
The more you pay, the more they need,
The more you earn, the less you keep,
And now I lay me down to sleep.
I pray the Lord my soul to take
If the tax-collector hasn’t got it before I wake.

12 Comments Add yours

  1. judybarbera says:

    Whatever, still funny…&&

    Liked by 1 person

  2. I’ve also read this somewhere before. So, is it Latin or Hebrew?

    Liked by 1 person

    1. They are uncertain as to the exact original to. include maybe 2nd century Rome.. And Aramaic was the language before Hebrew…


  3. Anisha says:

    The single word tempts me to watch Harry Potter series again.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Amy Barbera says:

    Dad this is such a Cute & Fun picture!!!!! I love the colors and your cartoon man with the Rabbit in the hat! You are so creative and tons of fun! 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

  5. Sandi Staton says:

    That’s funny. And yet so true!😊

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Halbarbera says:

      Thanks and hocus pocus to your!


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