[Ads-l] Well, I'll be an SOB!

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Nov 12 14:07:22 UTC 2016

An early adumbration of the phrase:

1806 _O'Farrell's Pocket Companion for the Irish or Union Pipes_ [n.p.,
n.d.] I 15 [tune title]: If Ever I Marry I Am a Son of A Wh__re.


Catchy!  There seems to have been an earlier ed. in 1805.


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