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TAUNT

NOW IS THE TIME FOR ALL GOOD MEN
TO COME TO THE AID OF THEIR PLANET.

Submitter comment: THE TIME IS NOW FOR MEN TO WAKE UP AND REALIZE WHAT
HAS TO BE DONE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHFIELD

Keyword(s): ANAPESTS ; GOOD MEN TO COME TO THE AID OF THEIR COUNTRY. ; PARODY: ON TYPING EXERCISE: NOW IS THE TIME FOR ALL

Subject headings: 730 Lyrical Verse

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK RHYME

YOURS TILL AUSTRIA GETS HUNGARY AND FRIED TURKEY IN GREECE.

Submitter comment: FOLLOWING IS FROM INFORMANT'S JUNIOR HIGH AUTOGRAPH BOOK, 1929-1933

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Keyword(s): COUNTRY ; FRIENDSHIP ; PROMISE ; PUN

James Callow Keyword(s): FOOD ; PUN ON HUNGRY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: 10-02-1971

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SIGNATURE, PROSE

"YOURS TILL RUSSIA GETS HUNGRY AND EATS TURKEY ON CHINA."

Submitter comment: THIS WAS WRITTEN IN MY AUTOGRAPH BOOK OF 1963

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): COUNTRY ; PROMISE ; PUN

James Callow Keyword(s): CINIAWARE ; PUN ON HUNGARY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE

DON'T GO TO LONDON, DON'T GO TO FRANCE
STAY HERE IN MISSOURI AND GIVE THE BOYS A CHANCE.

Where learned: MISSOURI, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): COUNTRY ; HUMOROUR ADVICE ; RHYMING COUPLET

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: 11-05-1967

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Autograph Verse

Album Rhyme:

Yours till Germany gets Hungary and cooks Turkey in Greece and serves it on China.

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Keyword(s): AUTOGRAPH ; China ; COUNTRY ; Devotion ; Germany ; Hungary ; Nations ; PLAY ON WORDS ; PUN ; Signature ; Turkey ; VERSE ; WORDPLAY

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

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Language

In some country places stepping into cow manure is called "cutting your foot."

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Keyword(s): Colloquialism ; COUNTRY ; Cow ; Cutting ; Foot ; MANURE ; REGIONAL ; SLANG ; Step ; Term

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Vocabulary of Special Group

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Language

Greeting - of a special kind:

In Australia, instead of asking if you have been waited on, the salesgirl asks "are you right?"

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James Callow comment:

original BN [S500] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Keyword(s): Australia ; COUNTRY ; Culture ; GREETING ; Nation ; Restaurant ; RIGHT ; Service ; Waitress

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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Many people in middle Tenn. speak of living in the "Bible Belt" of the state because churches are so prominent.

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Keyword(s): Belt ; BIBLE ; CHURCH ; COUNTRY ; Language ; Nickname ; REGIONAL ; SLANG ; STATE ; Tennessee ; Vocabulary

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Vocabulary of Special Group

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