I Wouldn't Marry an Old Maid
DESCRIPTION: "I wouldn't marry an old maid, Tell you the reason why...." Various reasons are offered, e.g. "Her neck is so long and stringy, I fear she'll never die."
EARLIEST DATE: 1923 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: courting oldmaid nonballad floatingverses
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 17, "I Wouldn't Marry" (7 text (some short) plus 6 excerpts, 1 fragment, and mention of 5 more, of which ""B," part of "S," and the first stanza of "A" belong here)
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