Not Last Night But the Night Before
DESCRIPTION: "Not last night but the night before, Twenty-four robbers knocking at my door." Continuations vary: "As I awoke I found this note... Spanish dancer, give a high kick...." or "I ran upstairs to wash my dishes, And by mistake I washed by britches"
EARLIEST DATE: 1949 (McIntosh)
KEYWORDS: playparty dancing clothes humorous
FOUND IN: US(MA,MW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
McIntosh, p. 109, "(Last night and the night before)" (1 text)
Carey-MarylandFolkloreLife, p. 78, "(no title)" (1 text)
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