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IT WAS A TRADITION AT ALL CATHOLIC CENTRAL HIGH
SCHOOL'S ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES TO SAY:
AND THE SCORE GOES UP ANOTHER NOTCH C. C.,
ANOTHER NOTCH, C. C.
AFTER ALL POINTS SCORED FOR OUR TEAMS.
THIS INDICATED TO THE OPPOSITION THAT WE
WERE SCORING WHILE THEY WEREN'T AT THAT TIME.

James Callow comment: WHO SAID IT? COLLECTOR SAYS: AUDIENCE

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; HIGH SCHOOL ; DETROIT ; CATHOLIC CENTRAL

James Callow Keyword(s): CHEER

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Lyrical Verse Lyrical Verse
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Custom Festival Custom Festival
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Entertainment Diversion
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- School

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LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL CHANT

PITCHER'S BAD/ CATCHER'S WORSE/ LOOK AT THAT MONKEY PLAYING FIRST

Submitter comment: OFTEN CHANTED AT LITTLE LEAGUE GAMES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

James Callow Keyword(s): SPORTS CHEER ; SPURTS CHEER

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

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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BEFORE MEAL PRAYER

RUB-A-DUB, DUB,/THANKS FOR THE GRUB,/YEH GOD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Keyword(s): CHEER

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

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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SONG AND GAME

ALABAMA, ALABAMA
BUSH, BUSHA
ALABAMA #1
JUST WORK, WORK
WORK IT OUT BABY,
WORK, WORK IT OUT.

Where learned: DETROIT ; KEATING SCHOOL ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

James Callow Keyword(s): CHEER?

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Singing Dancing Marching

Date learned: 11-00-1967

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Custom

Cheer:

In the United States, it is customary to clap and whistle to show approval and to "boo" to show disapproval. But watching the Olympics, I noticed that some countries whistle to express disfavor.

Submitter comment:

I saw this in the hockey games.

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motifs added by TRD

Where learned: SUMMER OLYMPICS

Keyword(s): Audience ; Boo ; CHEER ; Clap ; CUSTOM ; Olympics ; SPORTS ; Whistle

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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TAUNT AT TEAM GAMES

OE-SA-SA-SA,
OE-SA-SA-SA,
HIT 'EM IN THE HEAD
WITH A BIG KIELBASA!

Data entry tech comment:

KIELBASA=POLISH SAUSAGE

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHANT ; CHEER ; Kielbasa ; SPORTS

James Callow Keyword(s): CHEER

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Verse in Other Group of Folklore C800.500

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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Verse in Formula

I was told to cheer up;
"Things could be worse"
So I cheered up,
And sure'nuff, things got worse.

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Motifs Added by TRD

Keyword(s): ; Cheer UP ; Formula ; Language ; PLAY ON WORDS ; PUN ; RHYME ; VERSE ; Worse

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

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