The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
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ONE TIME, I WAS FISHING OFF THE TOP OF A ROCK IN THE
COLORADO RIVER. WELL, FISHING WAS NO GOOD ON THE
SIDE I WAS ON. SO, I JUMPED ACROSS, BUT I DIDN'T
MAKE IT TO THE OTHER SIDE, AND I FELL IN. FINALLY,
I GOT OUT AND UP ON THE SHORE, AND MY CLOTHES WERE
ALL WET. SO, I DECIDED TO TAKE MY CLOTHES OFF. I
PUT THEM ON A ROCK TO DRY. I DECIDED TO START
FISHING AGAIN WHILE THEY WERE DRYING. SO, I WAS
UP ON A ROCK WITHOUT MY CLOTHES WHEN A GAME WARDEN
CAME BY, AND HE ARRESTED ME FOR FISHING WITHOUT
|Subject headings:||PROSE NARRATIVE -- Man|
Date learned: 00001968 FALL
Little Miss Bright
There was a young girl named Miss Bright,
Who could travel much faster than light.
She departed one day,
In an Einsteinian way,
And came back on the previous night.
This verse is one remembered from high school days (1968) in a physics class. Its meaning lies in Einstein's theory of relativity and the fact that if one goes faster than velocity of light, one will go back in time.
Data entry tech comment:
Informant and collector are the same person.
|Subject headings:||Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Narrative Verse|