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VERSE WITHOUT MUSIC

IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, AND OF THE SON AND THE HOLY
GHOSTEST,
HE WHO EATS THE FASTEST GETS THE MOSTEST
RUB A DUB DUB
THANKS FOR THE GRUB
YEAH GOD!

Submitter comment: WE USED TO SAY THIS IN THE BOY SCOUTS WHEN WE WERE ABOUT
ELEVEN OR TWELVE YEARS OLD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; EAST DETROIT

Keyword(s): GRACE BEFORE MEALS ; PRAYER PARODY

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

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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DINNER PRAYERS

GOOD FOOD, GOOD MEAT, GOOD GOD LET'S EAT
RUB A DUB DUB, THANKS FOR THE GRUB YEEEAAA GOD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): MOCK GRACE

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

Date learned: 11-24-1973

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TOAST

THROUGH THE TEETH AND OVER THE GUMS,
LOOKOUT STOMACH, HERE IT COMES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

James Callow Keyword(s): APOSTROPHE ; MOCK GRACE BEFORE EATING

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Speech Speech
BELIEF -- Body part Senses

Date learned: 10-17-1972

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WHEN MY MOTHER'S OLDER BROTHER WAS ASKED TO SAY THE PRAYER
OVER DINNER, HE WOULD SAY, "GOOD BREAD, GOOD MEAT, GOOD GOD, LET'S
EAT!" THIS BLESSING WAS NOT RECEIVED FAVORABLY WITH HIS CHURCH OF
CHRIST PARENTS!

Where learned: OHIO ; CINCINNATI

Keyword(s): GRACE

James Callow Keyword(s): INITIAL ITERATION

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

Date learned: 00001940S

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Language

Grace Parody:

Our Heavenly Fahter

Holy Ghost

Whoever eats the fastest

Gets the most!

Submitter comment:

Found in autograph book from the 1880's

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Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): Eat ; GRACE ; JOKE ; Language ; PARODY ; PLAY ON WORDS ; PRAYER ; PUN ; RHYME ; VERSE ; WORDPLAY

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

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Expression

Proverbial Comparison:

Like a bull in a china shop

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Dup. of WPP

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Bull ; China ; Clumsy ; Expression ; Graceful ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; PROVERB ; Shop ; SIMILE ; Store ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

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