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THE FROG

WHAT A FUNNY LITTLE BIRD THE FROG ARE
HE AIN'T GOT NO HEAD HARDLY
AND HE AIN'T GOT NO TAIL EITHER.
WHEN HE HOP HE FLY ON WHAT HE AIN'T GOT ALMOST.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA

Keyword(s): ANIMALS ; HUMOR ; RHYME: ABCD

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Lyrical Verse
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.440

Date learned: 09-12-1965

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VERSE WITHOUT MUSIC

MAY THE ROAD RISE TO MEET YOU,
MAY THE WIND BE ALWAYS AT YOUR BACK,
MAY THE SUN SHINE WARM UPON YOUR FACE,
AND THE RAINS FALL SOFT UPON YOUR FIELDS.
AND UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN,
MAY GOD HOLD YOU IN THE PALM OF HIS HAND.

Submitter comment: PERHAPS THE MOST WIDELY QUOTED IRISH VERSE IN THE UNITED STATES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BLESSING ; INITIAL ITERATION ; PRAYER ; RHYME: ABCDEF NO RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Lyrical Verse C730.322
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief Belief

Date learned: 09-00-1968

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VERSE

THE GUYS WERE PLAYING FOOTBALL,
OUT IN THE YARD,
JESUS PLAYING QUARTERBACK,
MOSES PLAYING GUARD.
THE ANGELS GAVE A GREAT BIG YELL,
WHEN JESUS SCORED A TOUCHDOWN
AGAINST THE GUYS FROM HELL.

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Where learned: WASHINGTON ; WASHINGTON DC

Keyword(s): ANTHROPOMORPHISM ; BIBLICAL ; Football ; God ; HELL ; JESUS ; METAPHOR ; Moses ; RELIGION ; RHYME: ABCDED

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Tale

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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YULE-TIDE GREETINGS

YULE-TIDE GREETINGS
I WISH YOU HAPPINESS TO-DAY
AND EACH CHRISTMAS WHEN
JOY-BELLS CHIME}
THE PASSING YEARS ALL GOLDEN BEADS
IN THE ENDLESS ROSARY OF TIME.

Where learned: VERSE FROM HIS POSTCARD COLLECTION

Keyword(s): RHYME: ABCDC

James Callow Keyword(s): GOOD WISHES ; RELIGIOUS METAPHOR

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Custom Festival C840.1225
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Greetings, wishes, prayers, cards

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AUTOGRAPH

I LOVE YOU
I LOVE YOU
I LOVE YOU SWELL
IF I HAD A PEANUT
I'D GIVE YOU THE SHELL)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; PALMER PARK

Keyword(s): FOOD ; HUMOROUS INSULT ; RHYME: ABCDC ; RIDICULE OF LOVE

James Callow Keyword(s): ITERATION

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

Date learned: 06-03-1959

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