Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire! (1970)

Jim Parish jparish at SIUE.EDU
Mon Sep 8 18:40:33 UTC 2003

Dennis R. Preston wrote:

> The full form (as I am told by mu wife, Milwaukee, childhood memory
> from early 50s) is
> Liar, liar, pants on fire
> Nose as long as a telephone wire.
> Us Louisvillians had no such pome.

The version I remember (I was an Army brat, so I can't localize it, but
the time would be the mid-'60s) had, as the second line, "Can't get over
the telephone wire".

Jim Parish

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