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AUTOGRAPH VERSE

REMEMBER ME WHEN THIS YOU SEE
AND COUNT ME AS A FRIEND,
AND I WILL TRUE REMEMBER YOU
UNTIL MY LIFE SHALL END.

Submitter comment: VERSE IN AUTOGRAPH BOOK OF INFORMANT; 1932, NIKOMA, NORTH DAKOTA

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PLYMOUTH

Keyword(s): FRIENDLY ; FRIENDSHIP ; INTERNAL RHYME ; INVERSION ; METER: IAMBS ; PROMISE OF REMEMBRANCE ; QUATRAIN ; REQUEST FOR REMEMBRANCE ; RHYME: ABCB

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

Date learned: 10-00-1965

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This little saying was used often in my neighborhood
when I was a child, particularly among siblings:
"Liar, liar, pants on fire,
Hanging from a telephone wire."

Where learned: NEW YORK ; Kenmore

James Callow Keyword(s): INTERNAL RHYME

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

Date learned: 00001973 ca.

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ICE COLD BEER MAKES YOU WANNA CHEER,
ICE COLD GIN MAKES YOU WANNA WIN,
ICE COLD DUCK (CLAP THREE TIMES)
MAKES YOU WANNA SCORE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; BASKETBALL GAME

James Callow Keyword(s): ALCOHOLIC DRINKS ; INITIAL ITERATION ; INTERNAL RHYME

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

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PINK, PINK YOU STINK
YELLOW, YELLOW KISS A FELLOW
BLUE, BLUE GOD LOVES YOU
RED, RED WET THE BED
WHITE, WHITE GET MARRIED TONIGHT
BROWN, BROWN WEAR YOUR BRITCHES UPSIDE DOWN
BLACK, BLACK SIT ON A TACK
GOLD, GOLD YOU LOOK LIKE A MOLE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): COLORS ; INTERNAL RHYME

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

Date learned: 10-28-1973

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WISHING STORY

THERE'S A LITTLE RHYME ABOUT WISHES:
STARLIGHT, STAR BRIGHT,
FIRST STAR I SEE TONIGHT,
WISH I MAY, WISH I MIGHT,
HAVE MY WISH COME TRUE TONIGHT.
IF YOU WISHED ON THE FIRST STAR YOU SAW, AND DIDN'T
TELL ANYONE YOUR WISH, THEN IT WOULD COME TRUE.

Where learned: NASHVILLE ; TENNESSEE, ASSUMED

James Callow Keyword(s): APOSTROPHIE ; INTERNAL RHYME

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief Belief
BELIEF -- Star

Date learned: 07-23-1968

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SUPERSTITION

THERE IS A RIGHT AND WRONG WAY TO SWEEP YOUR FLOOR. YOU ARE SUPPOSED
TO SWEEP TOWARD THE BACK DOOR AND NOT THE FRONT DOOR.

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Keyword(s): ; Back ; DIRECTION ; Domesticity ; Door ; Dust ; Front ; HOUSECLEANING ; SUPERSTITION ; Sweep

James Callow Keyword(s): INTERNAL RHYME ; OPPOSITES ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: Daily Life

Date learned: 11-10-1970

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