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MILITARY CADENCE SONG

WOAH, WOAH, WOOAH, WOAH, WOAH, WOOAH.
WOAH, WOAH, WOOAH, WOAH, WOAH, WOOAH.
SGT., SGT., CAN'T YOU SEE?
THIS OL' DRILL IS KILLING ME.
SGT., SGT., CAN'T YOU SEE?
THIS OL' DRILL IS KILLING ME.
MISERY, MISERY.
MISERY, MISERY.
MISERY, MISERY.
THAT'S ALL THIS TRAINING MEANS TO ME

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROSEVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): MILITARY TRAINING BASIC TRAINING ; SERGEANT SONG, LIKE CAPTAIN SONG

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- War cries
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- F535

Date learned: 12-00-1974

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CATCH QUESTION

QUESTION: IF 3 MEN ARE UNDER AN UMBRELLA, WHY DON'T ANY GET WET?
ANSWER: IT'S NOT RAINING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): RAINING (A) ; UMBRELLA (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 02-00-1972

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RIDDLE

QUESTION: HOW CAN THREE FAT LADIES FIT UNDER ONE UMBRELLA?
ANSWER: WHEN IT'S NOT RAINING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Keyword(s): RAINING (A) ; UMBRELLA (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 09-00-1965

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RIDDLE

QUESTION: THERE WERE THREE FAT LADIES AND ONE TINY UMBRELLA.
WHY DIDN'T THEY GET WET?
ANSWER: BECAUSE IT WASN'T RAINING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Keyword(s): RAINING (A) ; UMBRELLA (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 10-00-1970

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RIDDLE

QUESTION: THREE GIRLS WALKED TO SCHOOL UNDER ONE UMBRELLA.
WHY DIDN'T THEY GET WET?
ANSWER: IT WASN'T RAINING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): RAINING (A) ; UMBRELLA (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 11-00-1967

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RIDDLE

QUESTION: HOW CAN FOUR WOMEN STAND UNDER AN UMBRELLA WITHOUT
GETTING WET.
ANSWER: WHEN IT ISN'T RAINING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): RAINING (A) ; UMBRELLA (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

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Proverbial Speech

WHEN IT IS SPRINKLING RAIN GOD IS CHEWING TOBACCO AGAIN.

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Where learned: OHIO ; TROTWOOD

Keyword(s): Chew ; EUPHEMISM ; God ; Language ; PROVERB ; Raining ; SPEECH ; TOBACCO ; WEATHER

James Callow Keyword(s): ANTHROPOMORPHISM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: 04-00-1972

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ROTC=ROTTEN OLD TIN CANS.

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Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): ACRONYM ; JOKE ; MILITARY ; PLAY ON WORDS ; PUN

James Callow Keyword(s): ACRONYM ; ROTC:MILITARY TRAINING UNIT. ; SATIRE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- School
BELIEF -- P535
SPEECH -- To Be Seen

Date learned: 02-15-1970

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