Laws of Jersey State, The

DESCRIPTION: "The laws of Jersey state are such You dare not kill a snail; To Camden jail they'll send you off Without a cent of bail. They'll seize upon your gun For climbing on a fence And give you twenty years to boot... There's nothing like it, boys, you know...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1926 (Cohen)
KEYWORDS: humorous nonballad prison
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS1, p. 126, "The Laws of Jersey State" (1 text)
Roud #22307
File: CAFS1126

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