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MINE EYES HAVE SEEN THE GLORY
OF THE BURNING OF THE SCHOOL.
WE HAVE TORTURED ALL THE TEACHERS,
WE HAVE BROKEN ALL THE RULES.
BEATEN MOM AND DAD IN A DIRTY GAME OF POOL,
AND THE SAINTS GO MARCHING ON.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE WOODS

Keyword(s): BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC PARODY

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

Date learned: 11-00-1969

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Language: Rhyme

STOP MAKING LOVE AT (NAME'S) GATE,
LOVE IS BLIND, BUT NEIGHBORS AIN'T.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Allusion ; BLIND ; Gate ; Neighbor ; PLAY ON WORDS ; Public ; PUN ; RHYME ; SEX

James Callow Keyword(s): AA ; HUMOR ; PLAY ON PROVERB ; RHYME

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

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FAMILY SUPERSTITION

IT WOULD NOT BE ALLOWED BY REASON OF SUPERSTITION TO BRING
GARBAGE OUT AFTER 6:00 P.M.

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MAYBE IT HAS SOMETHING TO DO WITH CITY ORDINANCES
ABOUT BURNING AFTER 6:00 P.M. IT MAY THEN HAVE DEVELOPED
INTO A SUPERSTITION.

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Where learned: NOT RECORDED

Keyword(s): Evening ; Public Service ; Rubbish ; TIME ; TRASH

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Home

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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