The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
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MINE EYES HAVE SEEN THE GLORY
OF THE BURNING OF THE SCHOOL.
WE HAVE TORTURED ALL THE TEACHERS,
WE HAVE BROKEN ALL THE RULES.
BEATEN MOM AND DAD IN A DIRTY GAME OF POOL,
AND THE SAINTS GO MARCHING ON.
Keyword(s): BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC PARODY
|Subject headings:||Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Lyrical Verse Lyrical Verse|
Date learned: 11-00-1969
Historical record from James Callow Folklore Archive.
DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE ALCOHOLIC SOLDIER IN
VIETNAM SUFFERING FROM BOTTLE FATIGUE?
Where learned: Vietnam
James Callow Keyword(s): BATTLE FATIGUE PUN
|Subject headings:||PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman|
Date learned: 10-30-1967
Mexicans call Americans "gringoes" because when the Texans went into the Battle of San Jacinto, they were singing "Green Grow the Lilacs." The Mexicans thought they were saying "gringo."
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Motifs added by TRD
|Subject headings:||PROSE NARRATIVE -- Explanation of a name|