Mudcat Café message #2091314 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #102055   Message #2091314
Posted By: EuGene
30-Jun-07 - 10:36 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Play Ground Hand Jives
Subject: RE: Folklore: Play Ground Hand Jives
Oh, it just now popped into my mind that the "teacher hit me with a ruler" thing was sung to the tune of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic". Heaven only knows how that tune came to be used for a song here in the South with all the red necks running around fighting the Civil War even yet!

Eu