"Here I sit, cheeks a-flexin'..." (potty poetry)

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Where's Professor Read (American Graffiti) when you need him? Does  anyone 
remember this or have a source?
“Here I sit, cheeks a-flexin’, giving birth to another Texan”  (bathroom 
"Here I sit, cheeks a-flexin’, giving birth to another Texan” is bathroom  
graffiti seen in New Mexico and Oklahoma. They really must be  
entertainment-deprived in those states. 

The potty poetry dates from at  least 1984, and the author is unknown (of 

_Urban  Dictionary_ 
Synonym for feces or stool. 
Here I  sit cheeks a flexin’ just gave birth to another Texan. 
tags shit crap  aggie longhorn know it all 
by Black Duanie Cuntlap, CA Oct 4, 2006  

_Bathroom  Scrawlings_ (http://www.singintomymouth.com/bathroom.html)  
“Here I sit buttocks a flexin’ 
givin birth to another  Texan.” 
submitted via email; location not specified 

_Restroom Graffiti_ (http://www.geocities.com/fire-hazzard/bathroom.html)   
Here I sit, buns a flexin’ 
Givin’ birth to another Texan 
-- Lolly in  Philmont, New Mexico  
_Daily Kos: Is  Texas Necessary?_ 
And the most common toilet graffiti in New Mexico:  
Here I sit, cheeks a flexin’ 
Giving birth to another Texan 

I’m  sure there’s more . . . 
by Deward Hastings on Fri Sep 01, 2006 at 06:47:17  PM PST 

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From:  Walt Pesch 
Date:  Wed, Jan 25  1984 4:56 pm 

There’s the one from the bathroom wall: 

Here I sit,  my cheeks a flexin’, 
I just gave birth to another Texan. 

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From:  Dan C. Duval 
Date:  Tues, Feb 7  1984 6:04 pm 

Once encountered on an outhouse wall in Oklahoma:  

Here I sit, 
Cheeks a flexin’, 
Giving birth 
To another Texan.  

Those Oklahomans really don’t like Texans.  

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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