On the Spree
DESCRIPTION: Mrs. Brown locks the doors and keeps the keys to keep the boys away from Maggie. Drunk Johnny comes down the chimney but gets stuck on the bar that holds the chain and pothook. He takes the chimney apart to escape. Beware of that bar.
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: courting escape warning ordeal humorous
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1509, "On the Spree" (1 text)
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