Every Good Ship
DESCRIPTION: "Every good ship has a" x, every x has y, "every young girl likes a young man"; the fourth line hides a rhyme with y. For example: x is "poop deck", y is "bits" and the fourth line is "to play with her"
EARLIEST DATE: 1946 (Bronner-Eskin2)
KEYWORDS: ship sailor sex bawdy nonballad wordplay
FOUND IN: US(SW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Bronner-Eskin2 62, "Every Good Ship" (1 text, 1 tune)
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