O'Brien with His High-Water Pants

DESCRIPTION: "My name is O'Brien from Harlem, I am an Irishman as you may see." As he travels around New York, people observe him and cry out, "There is O'Brien with his high-water pants." He does not seem to notice that he is being teased
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Dean)
KEYWORDS: clothes humorous
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dean, p. 92, "O'Brien with His High-Water Pants" (1 text)
Roud #9573
File: Dean092

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