Oh What an Afternoon
DESCRIPTION: "I'll sing you a song of my Uncle Pete" who did outlandish things. "He polished his boots with pumpkin squash." He kept tame butterflies that he fed on "ticktacks, cinders and lard." He himself ate in "a common dinner pail"
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: talltale food bug
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1708, "Oh What an Afternoon" (1 text)
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