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"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1946 (Bronner/Eskin-FolksongAlivePart2)
KEYWORDS: ship sailor sex bawdy nonballad wordplay
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Bronner/Eskin-FolksongAlivePart2 62, "Every Good Ship" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #23536
File: BrE2062

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