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Shpits boydim on erd

Title

Shpits boydim on erd

Date

1957

Description

[Tape 13 Songs 19 & 20] These two were collected during a group session at a branch lbrary in New York City. Note from tape log on outside of tape box for the original, spliced tape, not included on the tape log of the dupe:] My childhood in Montreal, Canada, is closely bound with my Yiddish education in a secular Jewish school. Many of these rhymes stem from that environment, as well as the one at home, where my Bessarabian-born mother, shared her own childhood memories of games and rhymes and taunts and teasers, with me. Blessed with a retentive memory...I later picked up many more from my informants. 41842

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