Mrs O'Grady

DESCRIPTION: Mrs O'Grady, or Mistress Shady, or Mrs Brady "was a lady, She had a daughter whom I adore." The singer courted her each day -- Monday, Tuesday,... -- "afternoon at half past four." Her hair color changes on each telling.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Opie-Game)
KEYWORDS: courting playparty hair
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Opie-Game, p. 414, "Mrs O'Grady" (1 text)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Mistress Shady
Mrs Brady
NOTES: Opie-Game: .".. may have been a transient enthusiasm ... we have not heard of its being used as a game in the thirty-odd years since [1950]." - BS
Last updated in version 2.6
File: OpGap414

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