Before kids who were too old for Barney sang about killing him, kids slightly too old for Howdy Doody sang the following to the tune of the theme song: It’s Howdy Doody TimeThat show ain’t worth a timeso turn on… (READ MORE)
This was a “say ______ after everything I say” joke. The best known variant among my school was “So Did the Fat Lady,” but this one is more interesting, given the lack of anatomical knowledge that went along with it.Person… (READ MORE)
“You sort of have to take your hate off to a kid who knows as many verses to ‘Diarrhea Cha Cha Cha’ as Harlan does.” – Chrissie Woodward, I Put a Spell On You. Many folklorists like to justify these… (READ MORE)
Mama mia, papa piababy had some diarrheamama said it wouldn’t hurtso baby had it for desert! Another classic diarrhea-eating song. Dates to at least 1970.
This is usually a hand-clap or jump rope rhyme, though I heard it sung as a kid, too. I want to say the version I heard was on a “Wee Sing” tape. It left out the repetition and was sung… (READ MORE)
There was a girl who went to singing class, where she learned to say “mi mi mi mi mi!” Then she went to a restaurant, where she learned to say “forks and knives, forks and knives!” Then she watched a… (READ MORE)
There was a kid who wouldn’t learn the letters of the alphabet, so his teacher said ‘go home, and learn the letters!’ He went home and asked his sister “What’s the first letter?” She said “Shut up!” Then he asked… (READ MORE)
A boy wanted to take a shower with his dad. His dad said “okay, but don’t look down.” Then in the shower he looked down and said “Daddy, what’s that?” HIs dad said “That’s a train.” Then he asked his… (READ MORE)