Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 20 16:34:18 UTC 2009

Add "simple humorous ditty" to the expanding def.?

2006 Michael Patrick Tryon _Seabee Diver_ (Bloomington, Ind.: AuthorHouse)
p. 288: The crew sang, "Yo ho blow the man down." [17 verses given, with
refrains]...The limerick enlivened their spirits.


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