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PROVERBIAL PHRASE

SHAVE AND A HAIRCUT
SIX BITS,
WHO IS THE BARBER?
TOM MIX.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Keyword(s): TOM MIX=OLD TIME MOVIE STAR

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

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JUMP-ROPE RHYME

SHIRLEY TEMPLE WENT TO FRANCE
TO TEACH THE GIRLS THE WATUSI DANCE.
FIRST ON THE HEEL THEN ON THE TOE.
SPLIT THE ROPE AND AROUND SHE GOES.
SALUTE TO YOUR PARTNER, CURTSEY TO THE QUEEN,
TOUCH THE BOTTOM OF THE SUBMARINE.
I LIKE COFFEE, I LIKE TEA
I LIKE A WHITE BOY AND HE LIKES ME.
HEY, WHITE BOY, YOU DON'T SHINE.
HERE COMES A COLORED BOY TO BEAT YOUR BEHIND!

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): MOVIE STAR ; NEGRO

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

Date learned: 11-00-1974

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CHARLIE CHAPLIN SAT ON A PIN.
HOW MANY INCHES DID IT GO IN?
ONE, TWO, THREE,...

Where learned: OHIO ; NEW BREMEN

James Callow Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; CHARLIE CHAPLIN, MOVIE STAR ; COUNTING

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

Date learned: 00-00-1972

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SHIRLEY TEMPLE WENT TO FRANCE
TO TEACH THE CHILDREN HOW TO DANCE.
HEEL AND TOE AND AROUND YOU GO,
HEEL AND TOE AND AROUND YOU GO.
SALUTE THE CAPTAIN,
BOW TO THE KING,
TURN YOUR BACK ON THE UGLY OLD QUEEN.

Where learned: OHIO ; NEW BREMEN

James Callow Keyword(s): CHARACTER MOVIE STAR

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

Date learned: 00-00-1972

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MOVIE STAR LEGEND

THIS IS A LEGEND ABOUT MOVIE STARS.
WHEN A FAMOUS MOVIE STAR DIES, TWO MORE WILL DIE IN A SHORT
WHILE. A MOVIE STAR DOESN'T DIE ALONE, BUT ALWAYS DIES IN THREE.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): DEATH ; Hollywood ; MOVIE STAR ; THREE ; Triple

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
BELIEF -- Secular hero

Date learned: CHILDHOOD

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