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AUTOGRAPH

IF YOUR HUSBAND IS THIRSTY
AND HE WANTS A DRINK,
TAKE HIM TO THE KITCHEN
AND SHOW HIM TO THE SINK)

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): COMMAND ; DRINK ; HUMOR ; MARRAIGE ; RHYME ABCB ; SURPRISE ENDING

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

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VERSE

KISS ME CUTE,
KISS ME CUNNING,
KISS ME QUICK
MY DADDY'S COMING.

Where learned: LIBRARY

Keyword(s): COMMAND ; FEMININE RHYME ; HUMOR ; IMPERFECT RHYME ; INITIAL ITERATION ; MEDIAL ITERATION ; RHYME: ABCB

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

Date learned: 09-00-1967

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RIME

MOTHER MAY I GO OUT TO SWIM?
YES, MY DARLING DAUGHTER.
HANG YOUR CLOTHES ON A HICKORY LIMB
BUT DON'T GO NEAR THE WATER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Keyword(s): COMMAND ; DIALOGUE ; FAMILY ; FEMININE RHYME ; RHYME: ABAB

Subject headings: 730 Lyrical Verse

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AUTOGRAPH

IF YOUR HUSBAND IS THIRSTY
AND HE WANTS A DRINK,
TAKE HIM TO THE KITCHEN
AND SHOW HIM TO THE SINK

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): COMMAND ; DRINK ; HUMOR ; MARRAIGE ; RHYME ABCB ; SURPRISE ENDING

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

Date learned: 06-00-1962

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JUMP ROPE RHYME - TEDDY BEAR

TEDDY BEAR, TEDDY BEAR TURN AROUND,
TEDDYBEAR, TEDDY BEAR TOUCH THE GROUND,
TEDDY BEAR, TEDDY BEAR SHINE YOUR SHOE,
TEDDY BEAR, TEDDY BEAR OUT GOES YOU.

Submitter comment: WE OFTEN CHANTED THIS WHILE THE JUMPER WENT THROUGH THE MOTION
IN THE VERSE

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): COMMAND QUATRAIN

James Callow Keyword(s): RHYME: AABB

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

Date learned: 10-02-1970

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NIGHT BLESSING

GOOD NIGHT
SLEEP TIGHT
WAKE UP BRIGHT
IN THE MORNING LIGHT
TO DO WHAT'S RIGHT
WITH ALL YOUR MIGHT.

James Callow comment: BEGINS AS MONOMETER, SHIFTS TO DIMETER

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): RELIGION PRAYER RHYME

James Callow Keyword(s): COMMANDS INSTRUCTIONS

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Lyrical Verse Lyrical Verse
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief Belief
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of time Sleeping

Date learned: 00-00-1964

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AUTOGRAPH SIGNATURE

REMEMBER ME WHILE LIFE IS SWEET
REMEMBER ME TILL NEXT WE MEET
LONG MAY YOU LIVE AND HAPPY BE
BELOVED BY ALL BUT MOST BY ME
YOUR FRIEND
ROSA HIMMELSBACH
JULY 30, 1882

Submitter comment: AUTOGRAPH BOOK OF LATE CLARA (SPIELBUSCH) MATHES

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Keyword(s): FRIENDLY TONE ; INVERSION ; QUATRAIN ; WISH

James Callow Keyword(s): COMMAND INSTRUCTIONS ; FRIENDSHIP ; LONGEVITY ; REMEMBRANCE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

Date learned: 11-24-1965

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK

REMEMBER M,
REMEMBER E
BUT MOST OF ALL
REMEMBER ME.

Submitter comment: SAW THIS IN AUTOGRAPH BOOKS IN FERNDALE, MICHIGAN

Data entry tech comment: LINES HAVE BEEN DIVIDED BY THE KEYPUNCHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

Keyword(s): COMMAND ; FRIENDLY ; QUATRAIN ; SPELLING RHYME

James Callow Keyword(s): INCREMENTAL REPETITION ; METER: IAMBS ; REMEMBRANCE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

Date learned: 12-04-1967

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REMEMBER M
REMEMBER E
BUT MOST OF ALL
REMEMBER ME.

Where learned: NONE GIVEN

Keyword(s): COMMAND ; FRIENDLY ; METER: IAMBS ; QUATRAIN ; REMEMBRANCE ; REPETITION ; RHYME: ABCB ; SPELLING RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

Date learned: 09-00-1968

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK RHYME

BURN YOUR TONGUE AND THINK OF ME.
WHEN YOU ARE OLD AND DRINKING TEA,

Submitter comment: RHYME FROM INFORMANT'S JUNIOR HIGH AUTOGRAPH BOOK, 1929-1933.

Keyword(s): COUPLET ; RESENTMENT ; SURPRISE ENDING

James Callow Keyword(s): COMMAND ; REMEMBRANCE ; RHYME: AA ; WISH

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

Date learned: 10-02-1971

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