Burma Shave Signs His cheek Was rough His chick vamoosed And now she won't Come home to roost Burma-Shave The place to pass On curves You know Is only at A beauty show Burma-Shave On curves ahead Remember, sonny That rabbit's foot Didn't save The bunny Burma-Shave Twinkle, twinkle One-eyed car We all wonder Where you are Burma-Shave These signs We gladly Dedicate To men who've had No date of late Burma-Shave A guy Who drives A car wide open Is not thinkin' He's just hopin' Burma-Shave A whiskery kiss For the one You adore May not make her mad But her face will be sore Burma-Shave His brush is gone So what'll we do Said Mike Robe I To Mike Robe II Burma-Shave If your peach Keeps out Of reach Better practice What we preach Burma-Shave When Super-shaved Remember, pard You'll still get slapped But not so hard Burma-Shave Burma-Shave Was such a boom They passed The bride And kissed the groom To kiss A mug That's like a cactus Takes more nerve Than it does practice Burma-Shave The whale Put Jonah Down the hatch But coughed him up Because he scratched Burma-Shave Violets are blue Roses are pink On graves Of those Who drive and drink Burma-Shave Candidate says Campaign Confusing Babies kiss me Since I've been using Burma-Shave My job is Keeping faces clean And nobody knows De stubble I've seen Burma-Shave Doesn't Kiss you Like she useter? Perhaps she's seen A smoother rooster!! Burma-Shave No use Knowing How to pick 'em If your half-shaved Whiskers stick 'em Burma-Shave He tried To cross As fast train neared Death didn't draft him He volunteered Burma-Shave Her chariot Raced 80 per They hauled away What had Ben Her Burma-Shave She will flood Your face with kisses 'Cause you smell So darn delicious Burma-Shave Lotion Use Burma-Shave In tube or jar Then follow up With our new star Burma-Shave Lotion It has a tingle And a tang That starts The day off With a bang Burma-Shave Lotion Bracing as An ocean breeze For after shaving It's sure to please Burma-Shave Lotion For early morning Pep and bounce A brand new product We announce Burma-Shave Lotion The ladies take One whiff and purr-- It's no wonder Men prefer Burma-Shave Lotion His face was smooth And cool as ice And oh! Louise! He smelled so nice Burma-Shave Lotion I'd heard it praised By drug store clerks I tried the stuff Hot dog! It works Burma-Shave Train wrecks few Reason clear Fireman never Hugs engineer Burma-Shave Altho insured Remember, kiddo They don't pay you They pay Your widow Burma-Shave Hardly a man Is now alive Who passed on a hill At seventy-five Burma-Shave Fingers were made Before brushes. Use 'em They're safer You can't lose 'em. Burma-Shave A mile A minute There's no Future In it Burma Shave Don't be Like That curve Dead Ahead Burma Shave note: Not music but, for several decades, folklore. These sequential signs lined America's highways (pre-Interstates) and provided huge amusement for several generations of car-bound kids. RG, CH, SOF oct00
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