This Very Unhappy Man
DESCRIPTION: Bachelor decides to marry; he goes to a girl's house in his Sunday best and proposes. Her parents appear, he panics and runs, the dog chases him, he falls over a hornet's nest, and laments, "I can't begin to tell you the half of this very unhappy man."
EARLIEST DATE: 1963 (recording, Margaret MacArthur)
KEYWORDS: courting humorous father mother
FOUND IN: US(NE)
Margaret MacArthur, "This Very Unhappy Man" (on MMacArthur01)
NOTES: Not to be confused with "The Very Unfortunate Man." - PJS
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