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Street Vendor

Roses are red and daisies are yellow
Buy a candy bar and tell the other fellow--
Candy bars!!

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector share the same surname and same residence.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE ; 2101 Belmont Blvd.

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Cries of street vendor

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Old fishermen don't die--
They just smell that way.

 

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector are the same person.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE ; 2101 Belmont Blvd.

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Wit

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Cigarettes, whiskey and wild wild women
They'll drive you crazy--
They'll drive you insane!

 

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector are the same person.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE ; 2101 Belmont Blvd.

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Verse without Music

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Jump Rope Rhyme

Cinderella dressed in yellow
Went upstairs to see her fellow
How many kisses did she get?

Then count (1,2,3. . .) and whatever number the jumper reaches is the amount of kisses she received.

 

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector are the same person.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE ; 2101 Belmont Blvd.

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

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Blood's thicker than water.


 

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Informant and collector share the same surname and residence.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE ; 2101 Belmont Blvd.

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Make hay while the sun shines.

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector are the same person.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE ; 2101 Belmont Blvd.

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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