DESCRIPTION: "What would my mother say to me, if I should come home with Big Billy? Chorus: Slappoo, slapeter, slap-an-der-go-she-ka, slappoo! I'd tell her to go and hold her tongue, for she did the same when she was young." Other verses have similar rhymes.
EARLIEST DATE: 1945 (Harlow)
KEYWORDS: shanty nonsense
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Harlow, pp. 98-99, "Slapander-Gosheka" (1 text, 1 tune)
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