Education: Sixty Dirty Republikins

Mrs. Dorothy G. Mills Howard, a 37-year-old widow, is a junior high-school teacher in East Orange, N. J. She spent seven years in what many an educator would consider a shocking waste of time: sitting in school yards and on curbstones listening to the impromptu songs of rope-skipping kids. Last week, having also collected songs from assistant eavesdroppers from coast to coast, Mrs. Howard was ready to publish her collection. Folk Jingles of American Children.* It is not for squeamish readers. Sample:

Teddy on the railroad

Picking up stones;

Along came an engine

And broke Teddy's bones.

Oh, said Terry, That's no...

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