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DONALD DUCK IS A ONE-LEGGED, ONE-LEGGED, ONE-LEGGED DUCK.
(JUMP ROPE ON ONLY ONE LEG).
DONALD DUCK IS A TWO-LEGGED, TWO-LEGGED, TWO-LEGGED DUCK.
(JUMP ROPE ON TWO LEGS).
DONALD DUCK IS A THREE-LEGGED, THREE-LEGGED, THREE-LEGGED DUCK.
(JUMP ROPE TOUCHING THE GROUND WITH BOTH FEET AND ONE HAND).
DONALD DUCK IS A FOUR-LEGGED, FOUR-LEGGED, FOUR-LEGGED DUCK.
(JUMP ROPE TOUCHING THE GROUND WITH BOTH FEET AND BOTH HANDS).
DONALD DUCK IS A PIGEON-TOED, PIGEON TOED, PIGEON-TOWED DUCK.
(JUMP ROPE WITH TOES POINTED INWARD).
DONALD DUCK IS A BOW-LEGGED, BOW-LEGGED, BOW-LEGGED DUCK.
(JUMP ROPE WITH LEGS BOWED).

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): CHAIN ; INCREMENTAL REPETITION

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

Date learned: 00-00-1957

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RIDDLE

Q: VERY NICE, VERY NEAT -/ HAS TEETH, CANNOT EAT.
A: A COMB

Where learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; NOTION ITEMS (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q)

James Callow Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; ASSONANCE ; REPETITION

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

Date learned: 09-29-1967

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PROVERB

ANYBODY CAN BE FOOLED ONCE, BUT ONLY A FOOL CAN BE FOOLED TWICE.

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): NUMBERS

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: NEGATIVE ; OBSERVATION ; REPETITION

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
686 Seconds / Twice / Two
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 11-09-1969

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DEVIL'S NECESSITY

ASHES TO ASHES
DUST TO DUST
IF THE LORD WON'T TAKE YOU
THE DEVIL MUST

Submitter comment: INFORMANT COULD REMEMBER HEARING THIS ITEM IN GRADE SCHOOL.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): RELIGION

James Callow Keyword(s): BURIAL ; INITIAL REPETITION ; PARODY ; RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb
BELIEF -- Creator
BELIEF -- Devil Demon
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROVERB

BEAUTY IS AS BEAUTY DOES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): COMPARISON ; PARALLELISM ; REPETITION

James Callow Keyword(s): ATTITUDE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 08-09-1964

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PROVERB

A BELLY FULL IS A BELLY FULL.

Where learned: WRITTEN DOWN

Keyword(s): HUMAN BODY ; REPETITION

James Callow Keyword(s): BE SATISFIED? ; REPETITION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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A SPADE

TO CALL A SPADE A SPADE
LLAMAR AL PAN, PAN, Y AL VINO, VINO. (SPANISH)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FOOD ; GAMES

James Callow Keyword(s): FRANKNESS ; REPETITION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: 10-05-1967

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HE DOES NOT POSSESS WEALTH, IT POSSESSES HIM.

Where learned: NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): REPETITION OBSERVATION RICHES

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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PROVERB

WER ZULETZT LACHT, LACHT AM BESTEN. THE ONE WHO HAS THE LAST
LAUGH IS SURE ABOUT HIS LAUGH.

Submitter comment: INFORMER HEARD THIS IN ROSENBURG, GERMANY AND DETROIT. ENGLISH
VARIANT- HE WHO LAUGHS LAST, LAUGHS BEST.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

Keyword(s): REPETITION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 11-29-1967

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WHO'S GONNA BE YOUR MAN?

WHO'S GONNA SHOE YOUR PRETTY LITTLE FEET?
AND WHO'S GONNA GLOVE YOUR HANDS?
AND WHO'S GONNA KISS YOUR RED RUBY LIPS?
WHO'S GONNA BE YOUR MAN?

I DON'T NEED NO MAN.
I DON'T NEED NO MAN.
PAPA'S GONNA SHOE MY PRETTY LITTLE FEET,
I DON'T NEED NO MAN.

IF PAPA'S GONNA SHOE YOUR PRETTY LITTLE FEET,
THEN WHO'S GONNA GLOVE YOUR HANDS?
AND WHO'S GONNA KISS YOUR RED RUBY LIPS?
WHO'S GONNA BE YOUR MAN?

I DON'T NEED NO MAN.
I DON'T NEED NO MAN.
MAMA'S GONNA GLOVE MY PRETTY LITTLE HANDS,
I DON'T NEED NO MAN.

IF PAPA'S GONNA SHOE YOUR PRETTY LITTLE FEET,
AND MAMA'S GONNA GLOVE YOUR HANDS,
THEN WHO'S GONNA KISS YOUR RED RUBY LIPS?
WHO'S GONNA BE YOUR MAN?

I DON'T NEED NO MAN.
I DON'T NEED NO MAN.
BROTHER'S GONNA KISS MY RED RUBY LIPS,
I DON'T NEED NO MAN.

IF PAPA'S GONNA SHOE YOUR PRETTY LITTLE FEET,
AND MAMA'S GONNA GLOVE YOUR HANDS,
AND BROTHER'S GONNA KISS YOUR RED RUBY LIPS,
WHO'S GONNA BE YOUR MAN?

I DON'T NEED NO MAN.
I DON'T NEED NO MAN.
THE ONLY, ONLY MAN I EVER DID LOVE,
IS ON THAT TRAIN AND GONE.

THE LONGEST TRAIN I EVER DID SEE,
WAS A HUNDRED COACHES LONG.
AND ON THAT TRAIN WAS THE ONLY, ONLY MAN.
AND ON THAT TRAIN AND GONE.

Submitter comment:

I learned this at camp.

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector are the same person.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CAMP ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): INCREMENTAL REPETITION ; QUESTION AND ANSWER STRUCTURE

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

Date learned: 10-05-1967

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FISHY

I WISH I WAS A FISHY IN THE BROOK/I WISH I WAS A FISHY IN THE BROOK/
FOR I'D SWIM IN MY NUDIE/ WITHOUT A BATHING SUITIE/ OH, I WISH I WAS
A FISHY IN THE BROOK }

Where learned: MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): ENVELOPE STRUCTURE ; FEMININE RHYME IMPERFECT RHYME ; HUMOROUS RHYME ; REPETITION FIRST PERSON ; RHYME: AABBA

Subject headings: 730 Lyrical Verse

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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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VERSE (COLLECTOR'S TITLE) ; CYNICAL INSIGHT (CLASSIFIER'S TITLE)

NEEDLES AND PINS,/ NEEDLES AND PINS,/ WHEN YOU GET OLDER,/ YOUR
TROUBLE BEGINS. P.S. DON'T COME TO ME.

Where learned: AUTOGRAPH BOOK

Keyword(s): LOSS OF YOUTH ; REPETITION ; RHYME: AABA

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Cynical insight

Date learned: 00-00-1959

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VERSE AUTOGRAPH MATERIAL (COLLECTOR'S TITLE) ; HUMOROUS ALLUSION TO LOVE (CLASSIFIER'S TITLE)

REMEMBER THE PIGEON,/ REMEMBER THE DOVE,/ REMEMBER THE NIGHT/ WE FELL
IN LOVE. ROSEMARY MOSTER

Submitter comment: RECOPIED FROM AN OLDER AUTOGRAPH BOOK DATING AROUND 1850. THE
SELECTIONS FROM THE OLDER BOOK WERE COLLECTED IN INDIANA.

Data entry tech comment: SPELLING CORRECTED BY KEYPUNCHER

Where learned: INDIANA ; BROOKVILLE

Keyword(s): INITIAL ITERATION ; LOVE BIRDS REPETITION ; RHYME: ABCB

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: 00-00-1960

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AUTOGRAPH (COLLECTOR'S TITLE) ; REMEMBER ME (CLASSIFIER'S TITLE)

REMEMBER ME/ REMEMBER YOU,/ REMEMBER THE DAY/ I FOUND YOU AT THE ZOO.

Submitter comment: FROM HER AUTOGRAPH BOOK 1963.

Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHAIN ; INITIAL ITERATION ; REPETITION ; RHYME: ABCB

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

Date learned: 01-00-1963

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AUTOGRAPH (COLLECTOR'S TITLE) ; REMEMBER ME (CLASSIFIER'S TITLE)

REMEMBER THE BOY OF EYES OF GRAY
WHO KISSED YOU ONCE AND TURNED AWAY.
REMEMBER THE BOY OF EYES OF BROWN
WHO KISSED YOU ONCE AND TURNED YOU DOWN.
BUT REMEMBER THE BOY OF EYES OF BLUE
WHO KISSED YOU ONCE AND ASKED FOR TWO.

Submitter comment: FROM HER AUTOGRAPH BOOK 1963.

Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHAIN ; COUPLETS ; INITIAL ITERATION ; REPETITION EYE COLOR ; RHYME: AABBCC

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

Date learned: 01-00-1963

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GRAFFITO

"THE U.S. ARMY CONSISTS OF THE UNEDUCATED LEADING THE UNWILLING
IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THE UNNECESSARY."

Where learned: SOUTH VIETNAM ; Vietnam ; ARMY LATRINE ; AHN KHE

James Callow Keyword(s): PARAMOION: REPETITION AT THE BEGINNINGS OF WORDS ; SATIRE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Art Craft Architecture Art, Craft, Architecture

Date learned: CA00001969

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FRIENDSHIP

THERE ARE GOLD SHIPS,
THERE ARE SILVER SHIPS,
BUT THERE IS NO SHIP LIKE FRIENDSHIP.

Submitter comment: UNDATED ENTRY WRITTEN IN MY AUTOGRAPH BOOK IN DETROIT, MICHIGAN.

Data entry tech comment: ADDED TITLE AND COMMAS WHERE NEEDED

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): REPETITION

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Chimney corner wisdom, advice, humorous fortune

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE

IN JAIL YOU GET COFFEE
IN JAIL YOU GET TEA
IN JAIL YOU GET EVERYTHING
BUT THE DARN OLD KEY

Where learned: DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): INCREMENTAL REPETITION ; INITIAL ITERATION ; MEDIAL ITERATION

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

Date learned: 00-00-1974

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VERSE WITHOUT MUSIC

POLLY, PUT THE KETTLE ON,
POLLY, PUT THE KETTLE ON,
POLLY, PUT THE KETTLE ON,
WE'LL ALL HAVE TEA.
SUKEY, TAKE IT OFF AGAIN,
SUKEY, TAKE IT OFF AGAIN,
SUKEY, TAKE IT OFF AGAIN,
THEY'RE ALL GONE HOME.

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): NAMES ; REPETITION

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

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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