Little Ah Sid
DESCRIPTION: "Little Ah Sid was a Chinese kid, A neat little cuss, I declare...." One day, as Ah Sid is out playing, he spots a bee and, taking it for a butterfly, knocks it down and puts it in his pocket. It stings him; he remarks "Um bullifly velly dam hot!"
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Sandburg)
KEYWORDS: foreigner bug injury
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Sandburg, pp. 276-277, "Little Ah Sid" (1 text, 1 tune)
Arkansas Woodchopper [pseud. for Luther Ossenbrink], "Little Ah-Sid" (Conqueror 7887, 1931)
cf. "The Chinee Bumboatman" (style)
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