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AUTOGRAPH RHYME

GI HAIRCUTS, GI HATS, GI THIS AND GI THAT. GI LOVE YOU, GI DO, GI
WISH YOU'D LOVE ME TOO

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE WOODS

James Callow Keyword(s): RHYME: AABB IMPERFECT RHYME

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

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A DRIVER'S NIGHT PRAYER

NOW I LAY ME DOWN TO SLEEP,/ I PARKED MY CAR ACROSS THE STREET.
AND IF IT ROLLS BEFORE I WAKE,/I PRAY THE LORD TO PULL THE BRAKE.

Submitter comment: TAKEN FROM INFORMANT'S AUTOGRAPH BOOK.

Where learned: NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): IMPERFECT RHYME ; QUATRAIN ACCIDENT AUTOMOBILE PARODY OF PRAYER ; RHYME: AABB

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

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AUTOGRAPH VERSE (COLLECTOR'S TITLE)

I THOUGHT AND THOUGHT, I THOUGHT IN VAIN,
BUT ALL I COULD THINK OF WAS TO SIGN MY NAME.

Submitter comment: THIS ITEM WAS WRITTEN IN THE AUTOGRAPH BOOK OF COLETTE'S BY A
SCHOOLMATE.

Where learned: NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): FUNCTION ; IMPERFECT RHYME ; ITERATION ; RHYME: AA ; RHYME: ABCB

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Announcing a signature

Date learned: 10-08-1967

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AUTOGRAPH_ RHYME (COLLECTOR'S TITLE)

UPON A HILL/ CARVED IN A ROCK/ THREE LITTLE WORDS/ FORGET ME NOT.

Submitter comment: WRITTEN IN INFORMANT'S EIGHTH GRADE AUTOGRAPH BOOK ON OCTOBER 25,1934
IN DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): IMPERFECT RHYME: ROCK/NOT ; RHYME: ABCB

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Forget me not

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK RHYME (COLLECTOR'S TITLE)

DOESN'T IT GET YOUR NANNY,

DOESN'T IT GET YOUR GOAT,

WHEN YOU'RE IN THE BATHTUB,

AND CAN'T FIND THE SOAP.

Submitter comment:

FROM INFORMANT'S JUNIOR HIGH AUTUGRAPH BOOK, 1929-1933

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; BATHTUB VERSE ; IMPERFECT RHYME ; RHYME: ABCB

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

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AUTOGRAPH RHYME

GI HAIRCUTS, GI HATS, GI THIS AND GI THAT. GI LOVE YOU, GI DO, GI
WISH YOU'D LOVE ME TOO

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE WOODS

James Callow Keyword(s): IMPERFECT RHYME ; RHYME: AABB

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

Date learned: 00-00-1972

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VERSE

ROSES ARE RED, VIOLETS ARE BLUE,
IF IT WASN'T FOR CHRISTMAS,
WE'D ALL BE JEWS.

James Callow comment: COLLECTOR ENTITLES THIS ITEM "VERSE" BUT GIVES IT C360, THE BOGGS NUMBER FOR SONG. I'VE ADDED THE
NUMBER FOR VERSE.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): IMPERFECT RHYME: BLUE-JEWS

Subject headings: 730 Lyrical Verse
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Children

Date learned: 10-06-1972

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THREE, SIX, NINE
THE GOOSE DRANK WINE.
THE MONKEY CHEWED TOBACCO ON THE STREET CAR LINE. THE LINE BROKE. THE MONKEY GOT CHOKED. THEY ALL WENT TO HEAVEN IN A LITTLE ROW BOAT.

Submitter comment: THIS IS USED BOTH AS A HAND CLAPPING RHYME AND AS A JUMP ROPE
RHYME

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): IMPERFECT RHYME ; INITIAL ITERATION ; RHYME: AAA

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

Date learned: 00-00-1957

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
APPLE
APPLE WHO?
KNOCK KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
APPLE
APPLE WHO?
KNOCK KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
ORANGE
ORANGE WHO?
AREN'T (ORANGE ) YOU GLAD I DIDN'T SAY APPLE?

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Keyword(s): COMPARE IMPERFECT RHYME ; FRUIT

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 10-30-1967

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A CHANT

TARZAN THE MONKEY MAN
SWINGIN ON A RUBBER BAND
ALONG CAME SUPERMAN
AND KNOCKED HIM IN THE GARBAGE CAN.

Where learned: COLLECTED AT HOME

Keyword(s): HUMOR ; IMPERFECT RHYME ; MOVIE, TELEVISION, AND COMIC BOOK HEROES ; RHYME: AAAA ; RHYME: ABAA

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

Date learned: 10-13-1971

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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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RENT

RUFAS, RASTUS, JOHNSON BROWN
WHAT YOU GONNA DO WHEN THE RENT COMES ROUND?

Submitter comment: INFORMANT IS A FRIEND OF MINE, AND HE REMEMBERS THIS FROM HIS
CHILDHOOD.

Where learned: DETROIT ; TOLD IN

Keyword(s): IMPERFECT RHYME ; RHYME: AA ; RIDICULE OF NAME

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

Date learned: 00001971 SPRING

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LYRICAL VERSE

OH, I DON'T CARE IF IT RAINS OR FREEZES,
LONG AS I HAVE MY PLASTIC JESUS,
RIDING ON THE DASHBOARD OF MY CAR;
THUNDER ROAR AND LIGHTNING CRASH,
I WON'T FEAR; HE'S ON THE DASH,
TAKE HIM WITH YOU WHEN YOU TRAVEL FAR.

OH, I CAN DRIVE FROM COAST TO COAST,
LONG AS I HAVE MY HOLY GHOST,
RIDING ON THE DASHBOARD OF MY CAR;
GOIN' NINETY I AIN'T WARY,
CAUSE I GOT MY VIRGIN MARY,
GUARANTEEIN' I WON'T GO TO HELL.

OH, I DON'T CARE IF IT'S DARK AND SCARY,
LONG AS I HAVE MY VIRGIN MARY,
RIDING ON THE DASHBOARD OF MY CAR.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; TOLD AT ; SAILING CLUB PARTY

Keyword(s): BIBLICAL ; FEMININE RHYME ; IMPERFECT RHYME: FREEZES JESUS ; RELIGION ; RHYME: AABCCB ; SLANG FOR DASHBOARD CLIPPING ; STATUES USED AS AMULETS IN AUTOMOBILES ; TRAVEL

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

Date learned: 10-23-1971

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VERSE

WHEN YOU GO FISHING,
TAKE A LINE.
WHEN YOU GO KISSING,
TAKE YOUR TIME.

Where learned: LIBRARY

Keyword(s): ADVICE ; HUMOR ; IMPERFECT RHYMES ; INITIAL ITERATION ; RHYME: ABAB

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

Date learned: 09-22-1967

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FOLK VERSE

IT'S EASY ENOUGH TO BE PLEASANT
WHEN LIFE FLOATS ALONG LIKE A SONG,
BUT THE GIRL WORTH WHILE
IS THE GIRL THAT CAN SMILE,
WHEN HER TWO FRONT TEETH ARE GONE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): HUMOR ; IMPERFECT RHYME - SONG GONE ; RHYME: ABCCB ; RHYME: ABCCD

Subject headings: 730 Lyrical Verse

Date learned: 00001950S

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LIMERICK

THERE ONCE WAS A GIRL FROM PISA,
WHO LOVED TO PLAY IN THE FREEZER.
ONE DAY SHE WAS LOCKED IN,
WHAT A TERRIBLE SIN,
NOW SHE'S A POWERFUL SNEEZER.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): FEMININE RHYME ; IMPERFECT RHYME

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

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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CATHERINE, CATHERINE, IN THE TUB
YOUR MOTHER FORGOT TO PULL THE PLUG
OH MY GOSH OH MY SOUL
THERE GOES CATHERINE DOWN THE HOLE.

Submitter comment: YOU CAN USE ANY NAME IN PLACE OF CATHERINE.

Data entry tech comment: LINES HAVE BEEN DIVIDED BY KEYPUNCHER

Where learned: AUTOGRAPH BOOK

Keyword(s): IMPERFECT RHYME ; NARRATIVE VERSE VOCABULARY GAME ; RHYME: AABB ; RHYME: ABCC

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

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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CHILDHOOD RHYME

HERE COMES THE BRIDE,
ALL DRESSED IN WHITE.
SHE STEPPED ON A TURTLE,
AND DOWN CAME HER GIRDLE.

Submitter comment: TOLD AT INFORMANT,S HOME 885 COVINGTON DR., DETROIT

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FEMININE RHYME ; HUMOR MOCKERY ; IMPERFECT RHYME ; PARODY ; RHYME: ABCC

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

Date learned: 03-01-1970

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SCHOOLYARD VERSE

HERE COMES THE BRIDE / ALL DRESSED IN WHITE / STEPPED ON A TURTLE /
AND DOWN FELL HER GIRDLE.

Data entry tech comment: I OFTEN SAID THIS AS A CHILD IN THE BAHAMAS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FEMININE RHYME ; IMPERFECT RHYME ; PARODY ; RHYME: AABB ; RHYME: ABCC

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

Date learned: 09-16-1968

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VERSE

WHAT'S YOUR NAME? / JOHN BROWN,/ ASK ME AGAIN AND I'LL KNOCK YOU
DOWN.

Where learned: RESIDENCE

Keyword(s): IMPERFECT RHYME ; MANNERS ; RHYME: ABAB ; RHYME: ABCB ; THREAT

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

Date learned: NOT RECORDED

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