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SUGAR IS SUGAR,
AND SALT IS SALT.
IF YOU DON'T GET WHAT YOU WANT
IT'S YOUR OWN DARN FAULT.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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I WISH YOU LOVE, I WISH YOU JOY,
I WISH YOU FIRST A BABY BOY,
AND WHEN ITS HAIR BEGINS TO GROW,
I WISH YOU NEXT A BABY GIRL.

James Callow comment: GROW=CURL IN SOME VERSIONS

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Good wishes (sincere)

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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I WISH YOU HEALTH, I WISH YOU WEALTH
I WISH YOU GOLD
I WISH YOU HEAVEN AFTER DEATH
NOW WHAT CAN I WISH YOU MORE?

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Good wishes (sincere)

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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I WISH YOU LUCK,
I WISH YOU MIGHTY,
I WISH YOUR PAJAMAS WERE CLOSE TO MY NIGHTY,
NOW DON'T GET EXCITED, AND DON'T LOSE YOUR HEAD,
I MEAN ON THE CLOTHES LINE AND NOT ON THE BED.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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YOURS TILL PORK CHOPS.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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YOURS TILL NIAGRA FALLS.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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YOURS TILL THE HORSEFLIES.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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YOURS TILL JELLY ROLLS

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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YOURS TILL BUTTER-FLIES.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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YOURS TILL YOU DIE.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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YOURS UNTIL YOU START SMOKING AND DRINKING
HOT STUFF.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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YOURS TILL SIDE-WALKS.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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YOURS TILL THE STARS TURN TO DIAMONDS.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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YOURS TILL YOU HAVE TWINS.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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I WISH YOU ARE HAPPY,
I HOPE YOU ARE BLESSED
IN A LITTLE COTTAGE
WITH THE ONE YOU LOVE BEST.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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WHEN YOU ARE MARRIED AND HAVE TWINS,
DON'T COME TO ME FOR SAFETY PINS.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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WHEN YOU ARE MARRIED AND YOUR HUSBAND GETS CROSS,
PICK UP THE ROLLING PIN AND SAY, "I'M BOSS!"

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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WHEN YOU ARE SICK AND IN BED,
DON'T WORRY HOW YOUR KIDS ARE GOING TO BE FED.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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WHEN YOU ARE MARRIED
AND HAVE 1, 2, 3,
NAME THE PRETTIEST AFTER ME.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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WHEN YOU ARE MARRIED
AND YOUR HUSBAND GETS DRUNK,
COME TO MY PLACE
AND HIDE IN THE TRUNK.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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