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PARODY OF A PROVERB

AN APPLE A DAY IS A PENNY SAVED.

Data entry tech comment: VARIANT

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FOOD

James Callow Keyword(s): HUMOR? ; NONSEQUITUR? ; PARODY

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Plant food Fruit
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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VERSE FROM MURDER

LIZZY BORDON TOOK AN AX/
AND GAVE HER MOTHER FORTY WHACKS/
WHEN SHE SAW WHAT SHE HAD DONE/
SHE GAVE HER FATHER FORTY-ONE.

Submitter comment: THE FOLLOWING VERSE CAME ABOUT AFTER A FAMOUS MURDER TOOK PLACE.
I AM NOT SURE OF THE SPELLING OF THE NAME.

Data entry tech comment: SPELLING CORRECTED BY KETPUNCHER

Where learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): ANTICLIMAX ; NARRATIVE VERSE JUMP ROPE RHYME ; NONSEQUITUR ; RHYME: AABB ; SURPRISE ENDING

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

Date learned: 11-22-1968

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IF GOD IS LOVE
AND LOVE IS BLIND
THEN RAY CHARLES MUST BE GOD!

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): FAULTY REASONING ; NONSEQUITUR

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Lyrical Verse
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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