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SHAME, SHAME, DOUBLE SHAME,
EVERYBODY KNOWS YOUR NAME.

Submitter comment: THIS WAS CHANTED WHENEVER A TEACHER SCOLDED A STUDENT
IN FRONT OF THE CLASS.

Where learned: DORMITORY

Keyword(s): DERISION ; TAUNT

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

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

HE WHO FEARS NOTHING STILL FEARS PEOPLE LAUGHING AT HIM.

Where learned: WESTERN RUSSIA

Keyword(s): DERISION SCORN, SATIRE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- V233

Date learned: 00001898 - 1905

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"Goodie Edition"

Submitter comment: This is the colloquial phrase used by residents of
McBain, Michigan to indicate someone or something that
is particularly run-down or slovenly.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Sterling Heights

Keyword(s): Sarcasm, derision

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Proper Name

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That's all right
That's o.k.
You're gonna work
For us someday!

Submitter comment: This cheer was learned by my sister, Jennifer, who
attended Northwestern University. The cheer was
used by Northwestern football fans when their opponents
were winning the game.

Where learned: ILLINOIS ; Evanston ; Northwestern University

Keyword(s): Chant, humor, derision

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

Date learned: 00001982CA

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I WOULDN'T GIVE HIM HAY IF HE WAS A BILLY GOAT ON A
CONCRETE PASTURE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): DERISION

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula
PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

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