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MISS SUZI HAD A TUGBOAT.
THE TUGBOAT HAD A BELL.
MISS SUZI WENT TO HEAVEN.
THE TUGBOAT WENT TO
HELLO OPERATOR. GIVE ME #9.
AND IF YOU DISCONNECT ME
I'LL KICK YOU RIGHT
BEHIND THE FRIGERATOR THERE WAS A PIECE A GLASS.
MISS SUZI FELL UPON IT
AND BROKE HER LITTLE
ASK ME NO MORE QUESTIONS.
TELL ME NO MORE LIES.
MISS SUZI TOLD ME ALL OF THIS
THE DAY BEFORE SHE
DYED HER HAIR ALL PINK AND WASHED IT DOWN THE SINK, SINK,....

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CASEVILLE

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

Date learned: 00-00-1975 ; 11-00-1987

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CINDERELLA DRESSED IN YELLOW
WENT UPSTAIRS TO KISS A FELLOW
MADE A MISTAKE AND KISSED A SNAKE
HOW MANY KISSES DID IT TAKE?

Submitter comment: THIS IS A JUMP ROPE GAME. YOU JUMP UNTIL YOU MISS AND THAT IS THE
THE NUMBER OF KISSES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CASEVILLE

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

Date learned: 00-00-1977 ; 11-00-1987

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A SUPERSTITION WITH COMMERCIAL FISHERMAN IS ONCE
YOU NAME A BOAT, YOU CANNOT CHANGE THE NAME OR
IT WILL BE BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CASEVILLE

Subject headings: ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Means of transportation Water craft or boat propelled by human, wind, mechanical or other force
BELIEF -- Bad luck
SPEECH -- Proper Name

Date learned: 00001970S

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THERE WAS A MAN FROM BOSTON,
WHO HAD A LITTLE AUSTIN,
IT HAD ROOM FOR HIS ASS AND A GALLON OF GAS,
AND HIS BALLS HUNG OUT SO, HE LOST THEM.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CASEVILLE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Narrative Verse
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Date learned: 00001940S

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HER EYES ARE LIKE DIAMONDS,
HER TEETH ARE LIKE GLASS,
HELL AND DAMNATION FLUNG UP HER ASS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CASEVILLE

Subject headings: 730 Lyrical Verse
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Date learned: 00001940S

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HERE I STAND IN THE OLD COW TRAIL,
WITH MY PECKER IN MY HAND AND HEIFER BY THE TAIL,
JUST FOR FUN I GAVE A LITTLE YELL,
THE HORSE GAVE A JUMP AND THE HEIFER WENT TO HELL.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CASEVILLE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Narrative Verse
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Date learned: 00001940S

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