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TILL 2 NICKELS DON'T MAKE A DIME,
CONSIDER I A FRIEND OF THINE.

Submitter comment: I DO NOT KNOW WHERE SHE LIVES OR WHO SHE IS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CAMP METAMORA ; METAMORA

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

Date learned: 00-00-1963

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WHEN YOU GET MARRIED
AND HAVE 1, 2, 3,
NAME THE CUTEST ONE AFTER ME.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CAMP METAMORA

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

Date learned: 00-00-1963

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WHEN YOU GET MARRIED AND HAVE TEN KIDS,
DON'T RUN TO ME FOR SAFETY PINS!

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CAMP METAMORA

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

Date learned: 00-00-1963

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ROSES ARE RED, THE WIND CAN BLOW,
BUT YOU ARE THE SWEETEST PERSON I KNOW.

Submitter comment: SIGNED BY SHARON, THE ONLY NAME GIVEN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CAMP METAMORA

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Roses are red and other such associations

Date learned: 00-00-1963

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ROSES ARE RED, VIOLETS ARE BLUE,
I WENT TO THE ZOO AND SAW A MONKEY
AND THOUGHT IT WAS YOU
AND BELIEVE ME IT WAS TRUE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CAMP METAMORA

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Roses are red and other such associations

Date learned: 00-00-1963

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ROSES ARE RED, VIOLETS ARE BLUE,
MILK IS SOUR, AND SO ARE YOU.

Submitter comment: I DON'T KNOW WHO SHE IS OR WHERE SHE LIVES

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CAMP METAMORA

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Roses are red and other such associations

Date learned: 00-00-1963

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ROSES ARE RED, VIOLETS ARE BLUE,
THE SKY IS PRETTY AND SO ARE YOU.

Submitter comment: I DON'T KNOW WHO SHE IS OR WHERE SHE LIVES

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CAMP METAMORA

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Roses are red and other such associations

Date learned: 00-00-1963

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G. I. HAIRCUT
G. I. HAT
G. I. THIS AND
G. I. THAT
G. I. LIKE YOU
G. I. DO
G. I. HOPE YOU LIKE ME TO. (TOO)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CAMP METAMORA

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Translations, plays on words, symbol writing

Date learned: 00-00-1963

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YOU LIKE YOURSELF
YOU THINK YOUR (SIC) GRAND
YOU GO TO THE MOVIES
AND HOLD YOUR HAND.
YOU WRAP YOUR HANDS
AROUND YOUR WAIST
AND WHEN YOU GET FRESH
YOU SLAP YOUR FACE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CAMP METAMORA

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 00-00-1963

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IF I WAS A BUNNY ALL COVERED WITH FLUFF,
I'D JUMP ON YOUR DRESS AND BE YOUR POWDER PUFF.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CAMP METAMORA

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 00-00-1963

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AUTOGRAPH ON FRIENDSHIP

IN CENTRAL PARK THERE IS A ROCK
AND ON IT SAYS FORGET-ME-NOT.
AND FARTHER ON THERE IS A TREE
AND ON IT'S CARVED REMEMBER ME.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT NOT AWARE OF NAME OR RESIDENCE OF MESSAGE WRITER.

Data entry tech comment: "ITS" CHANGED TO "IT'S"

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CAMP METAMORA ; METAMORA

Keyword(s): "INDIRECTION" ; CENTRAL PARK ; CENTRAL PARK, NEW YORK ASSUMED ; COMMENT ON REMEMBRANCE ; INFORMATIVE ; METER: IAMBS ; QUATRAIN ; REMEMBRANCE ; RHYME: AABB ; RHYME: SLANT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

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Camp Song, Girl Scouts

This song was taught by the International Staff at camp
in several languages.
ENGLISH
Brother John
Are you sleeping, are you sleeping,
Brother John, Brother John?
Morning bells are ringing, morning bells are ringing.
Ding dong ding, Ding dong ding.
YUGOSLAVIAN -Item 26
Bratec Martin, Bratec Martin
Kaj Jos
*************** D File 10 ***************

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CAMP METAMORA ; METAMORA

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

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Camp Songs, Girl Scouts

This song tells the importance of a promise.
When e're you make a promise,
Consider well its importance,
And when made,
Engrave it upon your heart.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CAMP METAMORA ; METAMORA

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

Date learned: 07-00-1990

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This song tells about Michigan.
Each line is repeated louder.
MICHIGAN!
MICHIGAN!
Winter, water, wonderland.
Home of the Indian
MICHIGAN!!
MICHIGAN!!

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CAMP METAMORA ; METAMORA

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

Date learned: 07-00-1990

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