Better Be Safe Than Sorry

DESCRIPTION: "Better be safe than sorry ... 'cause life's a funny thing." Stories of failed risk-takers: a flier's parachute fails, a non-swimming fisherman drowns, a hotel owner goes broke, and a man in a monkey suit attracts a female ape.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Blind Blake Higgs: see WIHIGGS01)
KEYWORDS: warning commerce fishing flying money ship humorous nonballad animal
FOUND IN: West Indies(Bahamas)
Blind Blake Higgs, "Better Be Safe Than Sorry" (on WIHIGGS01)
File: RcBBSThA

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