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PRETENDED OBSCENE RIDDLE

Q: WHAT DOES A LADY DO SITTING DOWN, A MAN STANDING UP, AND A DOG ON
THREE LEGS?
A: SHAKE HANDS

Data entry tech comment: 2 MORE EXAMPLES ARE IN THE 5 X 8 CARD FILES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): AN ACTION (A) ; PART OF THE BODY (A) HANDS ; PERSONS (Q) AND DOG.

James Callow Keyword(s): URINATE, IS ONE'S FIRST THOUGHT

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 09-00-1971

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TO KEEP GHOSTS AWAY

TO KEEP YOURSELF FREE FROM GHOSTS PEE IN A CIRCLE AND STAND
IN THE CENTER. THE GHOST WILL NOT COME INSIDE THE CIRCLE
AFTER YOU.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): GHOST ; SUPERSTITION ; SYMBOL ; URINATE ; Ward

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 03-05-1971

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AUTHORS AND TITLES

THE YELLOW RIVER BY I. P. DALEY

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): PUN ; PUNS ; WORDPLAY

James Callow Keyword(s): PUN ON PEE, MEANING URINATE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: CA00001968

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TAUNT

LITTLE CHILDREN WILL TRY TO TEASE THEIR FRIENDS WITH THE FOLLOWING; MM
QUESTION - WHAT DID YOU HAVE FOR BREAKFAST?
ANSWER - PEA GREEN SOUP MM
QUESTION - WHAT DID YOU HAVE FOR LUNCH?
ANSWER - PEA GREEN SOUP MM
QUESTION - WHAT DID YOU HAVE FOR DINNER?
ANSWER - PEA GREEN SOUP MM
QUESTION - WHAT DID YOU DO ALL NIGHT?
ANSWER - PEA GREEN SOUP

Submitter comment: THE COLLECTOR FIRST HEARD THIS IN 1976 FROM A YOUNGER SISTER. IT
IS A CATCH QUESTION EMPHASIZING REPETITION TO EMBARRASS THE UNWARY.
PEA GREEN SOUP IS USED IN TWO DIFFERENT CONTEXTS - FIRST AS A NOUN
AND THEN AS A VERB. PEE IS USED AS A SLANG WORD FOR URINATE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; USA ; SOUTHGATE

James Callow Keyword(s): CATCH ; SLANG: PEE FOR URINATE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Entertainment Diversion
SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 10-00-1980 ; 09-00-1976

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THIS GUY WAS OUT ON A HUNTING TRIP, WHEN SUDDENLY HE
FELT THAT NATURE MUST TAKE ITS COURSE. HE DUCKED BEHIND
A TREE AND PROCEEDED TO RELIEVE HIS KIDNEYS. THERE WAS
ANOTHER HUNTER ABOUT FIFTY YARDS AWAY WHO SAW THE BUSHES
MOVE AND, THINKING IT WAS A DEER, LET HIM HAVE IT WITH
BOTH BARRELS OF A 12 GAUGE SHOTFGUN. HE GOT HIM RIGHT IN
THE PECKER. THE GUY LET OUT A SCREAM AND, NOT KNOWING
WHAT TO DO, WRAPPED IT UP IN A HANDERCHIEF AND RAN TO
THE NEAREST DOCTOR. HE CAME IN AND SAYS, "DOC, I'VE GOT
A PROBLEM." THE DOC SAYS, "WE'VE ALL GOT PROBLEMS SON."
THEN HE SAYS, "NO, NO, YOU'VE GOT TO SEE THIS." THEN HE
PULLED DOWN HIS PANTS. THE DOCTOR SAYS, "GRACIOUS,"
AND SCRATCHED HIS HEAD. THE FELLOW SAYS, "WHAT CAN YOU
DO FOR ME, DOC?" SO THE DOCTOR PULLED OUT A CARD AND
WROTE DOWN A NAME AND ADDRESS. THE GUY SAYS, "WHO'S
THIS, A SPECIALIST?" THE DOCTOR SAYS, "NO, HE'S MY
BROTHER, A CLARINET PLAYER. HE CAN TEACH YOU HOW TO
FINGER IT SO THAT YOU DON'T PISS ALL OVER YOURSELF."

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

James Callow Keyword(s): PENIS ; URINATE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Man
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Date learned: 05-22-1965

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PEA GREEN SOUP

THIS IS A RIDDLE JOKE THAT LEADS THE UNKNOWING PERSON TO SAY
SOMETHING EMBARRASSING. AFTER EACH QUESTION THE PERSON
ANSWERS: "PEA GREEN SOUP."
Q:"WHAT DID YOU HAVE FOR BREAKFAST?"
A:"PEA GREEN SOUP."
THE QUESTIONS CONTINUE WITH LUNCH, DINNER AND MIDNIGHT SNACK.
THE LAST QUESTION DOESN'T SEEM OBVIOUS UNTIL ANSWERED.
Q:"WHAT DID YOU DO ALL NIGHT?"
A:"PEA GREEN SOUP."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; THE VALLEY SCHOOL ; GRAND BLANC

James Callow Keyword(s): PEE=URINATE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote
RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00-00-1983

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Miss Susie had a steamboat. The steamboat had a bell.
Miss Susie went to heaven. The steamboat went to hell(o)
Operator connect me number nine, and if you disconnect me,
I'll kick you right behind the fridgerator, there laid a
piece of glass. Miss Susie fell upon it and broke her
little ass(k) me no more questions. Tell me no more lies.
Miss Susie told me all of this the day before she died
her hair all purple. She died her hair all pink. She died
her hair all polka dots, and washed it down the sink me
in the ocean, sink me in the sea, sink me in the toilet,
but please don't pee on me.

Submitter comment: Sometimes this song is sung just by school aged children,
and at other times two girls will do an alternating, hand
clapping rhythm with each other.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; HEMLOCK

James Callow Keyword(s): Hello Hell Ass Ask Dyed ; PEE=URINATE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Ballad Epic
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Children
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Narrative Verse

Date learned: 00001980S

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There was a man who urined in the woods quite often. A
friend told him that if he kept it up the snakes would become
very mad with him and trace his scent one day. Later as the days
went by the man decided to urine on a rock; to the man this was a
lot of fun.
While wetting the rock a snake bit him on his penis and the man
began to panic, fearing that he would die. His friend went for
help to the nearest doctor. He returned to the man in pain and
told him that the doctor's only cure for him to live would be to
suck the poison from his penis. They both looked at each other
and the friend told him, "Well my friend I told you to stop
urining out in the woods because the snakes didn't like it, so I
guess the snakes have won because you will have to die!"

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Lansing

James Callow Keyword(s): Urinated urinating

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Animal
PROSE NARRATIVE -- Product or activity of man or animal
PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote
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Date learned: 02-10-1992

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Taunt

Fatty, fatty, two by four. Can't get through the bathroom door. So he did it on the floor.

Submitter comment:

Friends

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs Added By TRD

James Callow comment:

Orignal BN [S570] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): BATHROOM ; Bowels ; Door ; Fat ; Fatty ; Floor ; INSULT ; JOKE ; Large ; RHYME ; SIZE ; TAUNT ; URINATE ; WEIGHT

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

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