Jolly Good Song
DESCRIPTION: "A jolly good song and jolly well sung, And jolly good company everyone; And if you can beat it you're welcome to try, But always remember the singer is dry." "Give the old bounder some beer." "O half a pint of Burton, Wouldn't hurt 'un, I'm certain."
EARLIEST DATE: 1973 (Simpson)
KEYWORDS: drink nonballad humorous
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Jacqueline Simpson, _The Folklore of Sussex_, B. T. Batsford, 1973, p. 121, "(A jolly good song and jolly well sung)" (1 text)
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