After the Ball Was Over, Sally Plucked Out Her Glass Eye
DESCRIPTION: "After the ball was over," Sally removes her glass eye, false teeth, cork leg and false hair.
EARLIEST DATE: 1947 (OCroinin-Cronin)
KEYWORDS: hair dancing humorous nonballad parody oldmaid disguise
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin-Cronin 4, "After the Ball Was Over, Sally Plucked Out Her Glass Eye" (2 texts)
cf. "The Warranty Deed (The Wealthy Old Maid)" [Laws H24] (theme)
cf. "After the Ball" (tune)
NOTES [39 words]: OCroinin-Cronin: "It is a parody of the kind common among children" and quotes an almost identical parody reported by Opie and Opie in The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren. The parody is of Charles K Harris's "After the Ball." - BS
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