Come off the money (= get off the dime?)

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Tue Apr 16 13:56:39 UTC 2002

Graffito from 1928 (described as "very popular"; published in 1935):

Here I sit all broken hearted
Came to shit and only farted

It has a catchy double rhyme and I suppose it may be essentially the
original form. The form with the dime loses one rhyme but it has an
improved sense/message IMHO; it's probably a later-invented variant, I suppose.

-- Doug Wilson

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