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BELIEF EMBLEM

A TEAR IN YOUR UNDERWEAR WILL TAKE THE FRIGHT OUT OF YOU.

Where learned: NOT RECORDED BY INFORMANT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 11-19-1968

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LIMERICK

THERE ONCE WAS A GIRL NAMED MABEL,/ WHO USED TO DANCE ON THE TABLE.
SHE BLUSHED VERY RED,/ WHEN A GENTLEMAN SAID,/
AH, LOOK AT THE LEGS ON THE TABLE.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT DOESN,T REMEMBER WHERE SHE GOT IT.

Where learned: NOT RECORDED BY INFORMANT

Keyword(s): PUN

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

Date learned: 00001967 WINTER

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