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CHILDREN'S SONG

WHILE ONE SLICK SEAL SLID IN THE SLUSH, THE OTHER SLICK SEAL
SLID OUT (REPEAT THREE MORE TIMES).
GLORY, GLORY WHAT'S IT TO YA?
GLORY, GLORY WHAT'S? IT TO YA?
GLORY, GLORY WHAT'S IT TO YA?
WHILE ONE SLICK SEAL SLID IN THE SLUSH, THE OTHER SLICK SEAL SLID
OUT.

Submitter comment: SUNG TO THE TUNE OF "BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FARMINGTON ; TOLD IN

James Callow Keyword(s): TONGUE TWISTER

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Ill humor Ridicule Mockery
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Children
SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 09-26-1972

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Tongue Twister Verse:

As I was passing through Arkansas, I saw a saw that could outsaw any saw I ever saw.

So, if you're ever passing through Arkansas and see a saw that can outsaw the saw I saw, I'd like to see the saw you saw as you were passing through Arkansas.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Alternative possible spelling of Collector's last name: Datson, Datser

James Callow comment:

Already typewritten as Prose.

Keyword(s): Arkansas ; Detroit ; GAME ; Language ; Prose ; PUZZLE ; Saw ; TONGUE TWISTER ; VERSE

James Callow Keyword(s): Prose ; TONGUE TWISTER ; VERSE

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

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Tongue Twister Verse

As I was passing through Arkansas, I saw a saw that could outsaw any saw I ever saw.

So, if you're ever passing through Arkansas and see a saw that can outsaw the saw I saw, I'd like to see the saw you saw as you were passing through Arkansas.

James Callow comment:

Already typewritten as Prose.

Keyword(s): Arkansas ; Detroit ; Prose ; PUZZLE ; Saw ; TONGUE TWISTER ; VERSE

James Callow Keyword(s): Prose ; TONGUE TWISTER ; VERSE

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

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Tongue Twister Verse

As I was passing through Arkansas, I saw a saw that could outsaw any saw I ever saw.

So, if you're ever passing through Arkansas and see a saw that can outsaw the saw I saw, I'd like to see the saw you saw as you were passing through Arkansas.

James Callow comment:

Already typewritten as Prose.

Keyword(s): Arkansas ; Detroit ; Prose ; PUZZLE ; Saw ; TONGUE TWISTER ; VERSE

James Callow Keyword(s): Prose ; TONGUE TWISTER ; VERSE

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

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Tongue Twister Verse

As I was passing through Arkansas, I saw a saw that could outsaw any saw I ever saw.

So, if you're ever passing through Arkansas and see a saw that can outsaw the saw I saw, I'd like to see the saw you saw as you were passing through Arkansas.

James Callow comment:

Already typewritten as Prose.

Keyword(s): Arkansas ; Detroit ; Prose ; PUZZLE ; Saw ; TONGUE TWISTER ; VERSE

James Callow Keyword(s): Prose ; TONGUE TWISTER ; VERSE

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

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Tongue Twister Verse

As I was passing through Arkansas, I saw a saw that could outsaw any saw I ever saw.

So, if you're ever passing through Arkansas and see a saw that can outsaw the saw I saw, I'd like to see the saw you saw as you were passing through Arkansas.

James Callow comment:

Already typewritten as Prose.

Keyword(s): Arkansas ; Detroit ; Prose ; PUZZLE ; Saw ; TONGUE TWISTER ; VERSE

James Callow Keyword(s): Prose ; TONGUE TWISTER ; VERSE

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

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Tongue Twister:

Betty Botta bought some butter. "But," she said, "this butter's bitter. If I put it in my batter, it will make my batter bitter. But a bit o' better butter will but make my batter better." So she bought a bit o' butter, better than the bitter butter, made her bitter batter better. So 'twas better Betty Botta bought a bit o' better butter.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Something similar (but shorter) already typed as prose.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; REDFORD

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; Baking ; Batter ; Butter ; COOKING ; Dearborn Heights ; GAME ; Language ; MICHIGAN ; Prose ; PUZZLE ; Redford ; TONGUE TWISTER ; VERSE

James Callow Keyword(s): Prose ; TONGUE TWISTER ; VERSE

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

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Ethnic Joke: Black

Negro:

Excited negro bank bandit says "OK you mudder stickers, this is a fuck up."

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs and BN added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Submission card located in a pile marked [?]

Where learned: BUFFALO ; NEW YORK ; Collection

Keyword(s): Black ; DEROGATORY ; ETHNIC ; HUMOR ; Language ; NEGRO ; Offensive ; SLANG ; Stereotype ; TONGUE TWISTER

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Ill humor Ridicule Mockery
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Tongue Twister:

Try saying "toy boat" very quickly five times.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Keyword(s): Boat ; Language ; TONGUE TWISTER ; Toy

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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Tongue Twister:

Onse smart fellow, he felt smart. Two smart fellows, they both felt smart. Three smart fellows, they all felt smart.

Data entry tech comment:

Say three times fast.

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Pointless? - Not much of a tongue twister?

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FLATULENCE ; JOKE ; Language ; TONGUE TWISTER

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

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Tongue Twister:

I slit a sheet, a sheet I slit. upon the slitted sheet I sit.

 

Submitter comment:

From Childhood

Data entry tech comment:

Motif added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Already typed as prose

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): JOKE ; Language ; TONGUE TWISTER

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

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Tongue Twister:

Slit the sheet, the sheet I slit, I slept upon a slitted sheet.

Submitter comment:

AS told in Holden Hall (dorm room at UofD)

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): JOKE ; Language ; TONGUE TWISTER

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

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Tongue Twister:

I slit a sheet, A sheet I slit, Upon a slitted sheet I sit.

Submitter comment:

This one was told to me by my mom many years ago.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: Myself

Keyword(s): HUMOR ; JOKE ; Language ; TONGUE TWISTER

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

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A Tongue Twister:

I slit a sheet, a sheet I slit, a well be slitted sheet was it. [sic]

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [S260] crossed out / replaced with current classification

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PONTIAC

Keyword(s): HUMOR ; JOKE ; Language ; TONGUE TWISTER

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

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Tongue Twister:

I slit a seat, a seat I slit, upon the slitted seat I sit.

Data entry tech comment:

Added by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Language ; RHYME ; TONGUE TWISTER

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

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Language

Tongue Twister:

How many sheets can a sheet slitter slit if he slits six sheets every time he sits?

Data entry tech comment:

added by TRD

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Language ; TONGUE TWISTER

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

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Language:

Canner's Tongue Twister:

A canner exceedingly canny / Once remarked to his granny; / A canner can can whatever he can / but a canner can't can a can can he?

Data entry tech comment:

Added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Written next to entry: Sense?

Original BN [C890.570] crossed out / replaced with current classification

Where learned: Myself

Keyword(s): Language ; TONGUE TWISTER

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

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Tongue Twister:

Sister Susie sews shirts for seven soldiers.

Submitter comment:

She learned it from her girlfriends at school

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Similar one already typed as Prose

Keyword(s): HUMOR ; Language ; RHYME ; TONGUE TWISTER

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

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Tongue-Twister:

The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [S570] crossed out. Replaced with current classifications.

Misquoted from "My Fair Lady?" : The rain in Spain STAYS mainly IN the plains?

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): Language ; Rain ; TONGUE TWISTER ; WEATHER

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

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Tongue Twister:

The big black bug

Bit the big black bear

In his big black back.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Something similar (but shorter) already typed as Prose.

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Bear ; Black ; Bug ; COLOR ; Language ; TONGUE TWISTER

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

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