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SINGING, DANCING, AND CLAPPING GAME

PEPSI COLA, COCA COLA, ROYAL CROWN, YOU GOT TO HYPNOTIZE THEM,
BOOMERIZE THEM, KNOCK THEM DOWN. YOU KNOW THAT PEPSI COLA SHOT 'EM
DOWN. DR. PEPPER PICKED THEM UP AND NOW WE'RE DRINKING SEVEN-UP.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): CARBONATED BEVERAGES POP SOFT DRINKS ; NEOLOGISM: BOOMERIZE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.523

Date learned: 11-00-1974

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PROVERB

THE HURRIDER I GO THE BEHINDER I GET.

Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): NEOLOGISMS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 03-20-1968

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PROVERB

THE HURRIDER I GO, THE BEHINDER I GET.

Submitter comment: TOLD IN PENNYLVANIA APPROXIMATELY MAY 1971

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA

Keyword(s): NEOLOGISMS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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"DAVID, BUMBAVID, TILLYAVID
CUM-CAVID,
TEE-LEGGED, TIE-LEGGED,
BOW-LEGGED DAVID.

Submitter comment: TAKING A CHILD'S NAME AND INSERTING IT
INTO THIS REFRAIN FASCINATES THEM.

Where learned: NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): FINAL ITERATION ; NEOLOGISMS ; RHYME: AABA

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Lyrical Verse Lyrical Verse
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Entertainment Diversion

Date learned: 12-00-1971

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LITTLE BAR OF SOAP

I WISH I WAS A LITTLE BAR OF SOAP/ I WISH I WAS A LITTLE BAR OF SOAP
FOR I'D SLIPPIE AND I'D SLIDDIE/ DOWN EVERYBODY'S HIDDY/ OH, I WISH
I WAS A LITTLE BAR OF SOAP}

Where learned: MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): BATHTUB VERSE ; ENVELOPE STRUCTURE ; FEMININE RHYME NEOLOGISM ; REPETITION FIRST PERSON ; RHYME: AABBA

Subject headings: 730 Lyrical Verse

Date learned: 10-02-1965

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DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE TWO ESKIMOS WHO WERE RUBBING
NOSES AND GOT "SNIFFILIS?"

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; LIVONIA

James Callow Keyword(s): BLEND ; NEOLOGISM ; PUN ON SYPHILIS

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote
ESKI

Date learned: 11-02-1969

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