Barber, Barber, Shave a Pig
DESCRIPTION: "Barber, barber, shave a pig, How many hairs to make a wif? Four and twenty, that's enough, Give the barber a pinch of snuff."
EARLIEST DATE: 1844 (Halliwell)
KEYWORDS: animal hair
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Opie-Oxford2 31, "Barber, Barber, Shave a Pig" (1 text)
Baring-Gould-MotherGoose #324, p. 177, "(Barber, barber, shave a pig)"
Dolby, p. 97, "Barber, Barber, Shave a Pig" (1 text)
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