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leeneia Origins: copyright of kidsong 'LittleRed Caboose' (35) RE: Origins: copyright of kidsong 'LittleRed Caboose' 19 Sep 19


I remember my little brother singing Little Red Caboose around 1960.

I also remember hearing Big John and Sparkie on the radio when I was three or four years old. I couldn't figure it out; I couldn't imagine what kind of person Sparkie was. For me, the show had a creepy, dreamlike atmosphere.
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Guest, what is an Abeka lesson?

You are correct that modern children don't see cabooses anymore. Nor do trains go "chug chug." However, Americans young and old still recognize the sounds of the steam engine. Probably English speakers everywhere.

When I have to walk a distance, I use a walker with wheels. When I'm blocked by phone users who don't see me, I go "Woo-woo, ch-ch-ch-ch." People recognize the playful train sounds, then smile and let me walk.

You should go to YouTube and search for some videos that provide the distinctive sounds of a steam engine starting, whistling, and running along.

Have you encountered "I think I can, I think I can"? yet?


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