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SOCIAL REUNION: THE SOUSE FAMILY

DRINK, DRINK, DRINK, DRINK; DRINK, DRINK, DRINK, DRINK,
DRUNK LAST NIGHT, DRUNK THE NIGHT BEFORE,
GONNA GET DRUNK TONIGHT LIKE I NEVER GOT DRUNK BEFORE;
FOR WHEN I'M DRUNK I'M AS HAPPY AS CAN BE,
FOR I AM A MEMBER OF THE SOUSE FAMILY;
AND THE SOUSE FAMILY IS THE BEST FAMILY;
THAT EVERY CAME OVER FROM OLD GERMANY.

THERE'S THE HIGHLAND DUTCH, AND THE LOW LAND DUTCH,
AND THE ROTTERDAM DUTCH, AND THE GODDAMN DUTCH,

CHORUS: SINGING; GLORIOUS, GLORIOUS, ONE KEG OF BEER FOR THE FOUR
CHORUS: OF US.
OH, GLORY BE TO GOD THAT THERE ARE NO MORE OF US,
FOR ONE OF US COULD DRINK IT ALONE, DAMN NEAR.
OH, WHAT'S THAT SMELL ON THE EVENING BREEZE,
IT'S THE GODDAMN DUTCH EATING LIMBERGER CHEESE.
CHORUS:
OH, THE GREAT STATE OF TEXAS IS A HELL OF A PLACE TO BE,
THE TEMPERATURE IN THE SHADE IS A HUNDRED AND NINETY THREE;
THERE ISN'T ANY WATER, AND THERE ISN'T GRASS,
JUST A LOT OF CACTUS TO PRICK YOU IN THE....... CHORUS.

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

Keyword(s): ASS ; DRINKING SONG ; ELLIPSIS ; LIMBURGER CHEESE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Ill humor Ridicule Mockery
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Social reunion

Date learned: 10-23-1971

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A FORKED PEACH TREE SWITCH WILL LOCATE UNDERGROUND WATER.
IN YOUR HAND, HOLD THE FORKED PEACH TREE ABOVE THE GROUND.
WHEN IT BEGINS TO TURN DOWN, YOU WANT TO BE ABLE TO STOP
IT. WHEN YOU LEAVE THE SPOT WHERE THE WATER IS LOCATED, THE
SWITCH RETURNS TO THE HORIZONTAL POSITION.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): TWIG BRANCH LIMB

James Callow Keyword(s): POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Water
BELIEF -- Use of Object

Date learned: 07-00-1968

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Ethnic: Native American

Destiny:

If an indians is [sic] killed in battle without his weapon, his soul will be damned in limbo.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [P880] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): AFTERLIFE ; DEATH ; Destiny, Warrior, Weapon, Ethnic, Indian, Native American ; Limbo ; Soul

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial

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Destiny

Apache Indians will never attack at night, because if they are killed at night their souls will be damned to limbo.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [P880] crossed out and replaced with current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Attack ; DEATH ; ETHNIC ; Limbo ; Native American ; Nighttime ; Soul ; WAR ; Warrior

Subject headings: BELIEF -- War

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Destiny

If a cowboy dies without his boots on his soul is damned to limbo

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [P880] crossed out and replaced with current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; BURIAL ; DEATH ; Funeral ; Limbo ; MYTH ; Soul ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial

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IF YOU STEP OVER SOMEONE'S OUT STRETCHED LEGS, HE WILL
HAVE BAD LUCK UNLESS YOU STEP OVER THEM BACKWARDS.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated on 09-01-11

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; GALLATIN

Keyword(s): Backwards ; BAD LUCK ; BODY ; LEGS ; Limb ; LUCK ; Step

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck Activities
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 08-20-1973

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