I Shot My Poor Teacher (With a Big Rubber Band)

DESCRIPTION: "On top of (something), All covered with (something), I shot my poor teacher With a (big) rubber band. I shot her with glory, I shot her with pride. I hardly could miss her; she's forty feet wide." The student describes harassing, killing, burying teacher
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1975
KEYWORDS: humorous homicide abuse burial parody derivative
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Pankake-PHCFSB, p. 93, "I Shot My Poor Teacher" (1 text, tune referenced)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "On Top of Old Smokey" (tune)
NOTES: The proof that this is a folk song is that I've learned at least two versions in my life. It's just that few adults will admit to knowing it. - RBW
File: PHCFS093

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