Micky Jim MacNeil
DESCRIPTION: Micky Jim MacNeil was "the tightest of the Scotchmen." Out on the ice, he falls in and is rescued. The rescuers tease him that he has drowned his [only?] bosom friends [that is, his lice]: "the ones he hadn't lost all had a better appetite"
AUTHOR: Paul E. Hall (according to Bennett-Downey)
EARLIEST DATE: 1980 (Bennett-Downey)
KEYWORDS: rescue river humorous bug
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Bennett-Downey 24, pp. 143-147, "Micky Jim MacNeil" (1 text)
Jerome Downey, "Micky Jim MacNeil" (on NFJDowney01)
Hector MacIsaac and Jerome Downey, "Scotchie Town" (on NFHMacIsaac01)
Hector MacIsaac, "Scotchy Town" (on NFHMacIsaac02)
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