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The "it's a grating world" attraction at park opening

Below: The "it's a grating world" attraction at park opening

"it's a grating world"

Attraction type: Attraction
Opening date: May 16, 1957
Duration: 11 minutes
Avg. queue length: 32 minutes


Sail past scenes in which the child laborers of the planet (and parts of history) bellow about happiness and beg for money.

Theme Song

The "it's a grating world" theme song is one of the most loathed on earth. It's famous lyrics begin:

it's a world of glory, a world or beers,
its a world of play, its a world of years,
there's so much that we share,
that its time we should dare,
it's a grating world after all.

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