Very OT: Uncle Remus frightened me as a child

Kate Daly kdaly973 at VERIZON.NET
Wed Dec 5 04:45:22 UTC 2007

>The version I heard in the '70s also included "Mr. TurTOOL is out by the pool."  I don't recall the Remusian "Bruh" honorifics, however.

I first heard this in 1961 when I was in the fourth grade. That version included a Mr. BuzZARD who was out in the yard.
Apparently really bad jokes never die.

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