shit or go blind WAS Rastus (was: "Jazz Means Happy and Loose Like" (1917))

James Harbeck jharbeck at SYMPATICO.CA
Mon Dec 10 00:57:58 UTC 2007

>not knowing whether
>to shit or go blind

I love that expression and have not succeeded so far in finding an
account of its origin. Any ideas, y'all?

James Harbeck.

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