Smeller Song, The

DESCRIPTION: "When I was a baby I was my mammy's joy, In fact the girls they all said I was a handsome boy." His problem is his "smeller," which "stuck out just a feet." He describes the troubles caused by a big nose, including knocking off his girlfriend's bonnet
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Arnold)
KEYWORDS: humorous courting rejection mother children loneliness
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Arnold, pp. 80-81, "The Smeller Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #5117
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "I Wish They'd Do It Now" (theme of a man who was popular as a boy but not now)
File: Arno080

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