DESCRIPTION: Political rhymes: "Artists draw pictures and barmaids draw beer"; the TD's draw 480 a year. Hitler brags of conquering the Rhineland; we conquered Beare Island. Telegram cost is a hardship on us and delivery is faster by bus....
EARLIEST DATE: 1978 (OCanainn)
KEYWORDS: humorous nonballad political
1936 - German forces reoccupy the Rhineland, occupied and demilitarized by the French after World War I
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCanainn, pp. 78-79, "Two T.D.'s" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: OCanainn: "T.D. (teachta dala or member of parliament)" - BS
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