"Jingle Bells, Batman Smells" (1989?)

Damien Hall halldj at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Tue Dec 13 15:06:27 UTC 2005

As Orion said, this was around a long time before 1989.  I must have heard it in
the late 70s too (born in '74), in London.

I knew it in the British version, which is in fact the only one I knew until the
postings yesterday:

Jingle Bells
Batman smells
Robin flew away;
The Batmobile
lost a wheel
On the M1 motorway

I couldn't remember the fourth and fifth lines above, but Google has refreshed
my memory.  You probably all know that 'motorway' is more-or-less equivalent to
'Interstate', but faster.

Damien Hall, fast driver
University of Pennsylvania

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