Hungarian Ball, The

DESCRIPTION: "Ah me last night got plenty fun, At beeg, beeg ball for vidow woman." Everyone gets drunk on moonshine and starts fighting. There is much fighting. The women get upset at the chaos
AUTHOR: Con Carbon ? (source: Korson-MinstrelsOfTheMinePatch)
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (Korson-MinstrelsOfTheMinePatch)
KEYWORDS: fight party humorous
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-MinstrelsOfTheMinePatch, pp. 135-137, "The Hungarian Ball" (1 text)
NOTES [36 words]: Korson says "tradition" attributes this to Con Carbon, which implies oral circulation, but I have no real evidence for that supposition. The dialect looks awfully German for a worker whom Korson suggests is a Slav. - RBW
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File: KMMP135

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