Idiolect or more widespread?

Landau, James James.Landau at NGC.COM
Wed May 31 13:25:37 UTC 2006

On Tuesday, May 30, 2006 3:23 PM Benjamin Zimmer
[bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU]quoted:

>Lay off of them blue suede shoes.
>I can't take my eyes off of you.
>Hey! You! Get off of my cloud.
>Ma, take this badge off of me. I can't use it any more.
>Get up off of that thing, and dance till you feel better.

Who wrote this quintain?

The American Dialect Society -

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