One Cent for Coffee

DESCRIPTION: "It's one cent for coffee, Two cents for bread, Three for mince pie, And five for a bed. There's eighty-three boarders All packed at my door, And they paid their five cents For to sleep on the floor"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (ThompsonNewYork)
KEYWORDS: home food money hardtimes
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ThompsonNewYork, p. 228, "(no title)" (1 short text)
Roud #6603
File: TNY228A

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