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60s Burma Shave

 

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BURMA SHAVE
1960s


1960
This cream
Is like
A parachute
There isn’t
Any substitute
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Tempted to try it?
Follow your hunch
Be "Top Banana"
Not one
Of the bunch
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Bristles scratched
His cookie’s map
That’s what
Made poor
Ginger snap
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We’ve made Grandpa
Look so youthful
His pension board
Thinks
He’s untruthful
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Use our cream
And we betcha
Girls won’t wait
They’ll come
And getcha
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Henry the Eighth
Sure had
Trouble
Short term wives
Long term stubble
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Angels
Who guard you
When you drive
Usually
Reture at 65
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Forest fires
Start from scratch
So think before
You toss
That match
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Dim your lights
Behind a car
Let folks see
How bright
YOU are
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Thirty days
Hath September
April
June and the
Speed offender
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Others claim
Their product good
But ours
Does what
You think it should
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Ben
Met Anna
Made a hit
Neglected beard
Ben-Anna split
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Drowsy?
Just remember, pard
That marble slab
Is doggone
Hard
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Statistics prove
Near and far
That folks who
Drive like crazy
—Are!
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Dear lover boy,
Your photo came
But your doggone beard
Won’t fit
The frame
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This will never
Come to pass
A back-seat
Driver
Out of gas
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1963

Don’t lose
Your head
To gain a minute
You need your head
Your brains are in it
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If a gift
You must choose
Give him one
He’ll like
To use
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Pedro
Walked
Back home, by golly
His bristly chin
Was hot-to-Molly
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If our road signs
Catch your eye
Smile
But don’t forget
To buy
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When the stork
Delivers a boy
Our whole
Darn factory
Jumps for joy
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Film protects
Your neck
And chin
So your razor
Won’t dig in
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A shave
That’s real
No cuts to heal
A soothing
Velvet after-feel
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If hugging
On highways
Is your sport
Trade in your car
For a davenport
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In cupid’s little
Bag of trix
Here’s the one
That clix
With chix
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A guy
Who wants
To middle-aisle it
Must never scratch
His little Violet
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Every day
We do
Our part
To make your face
A work of art
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Thrifty jars for
Stay at homes
Handy tubes
For him
Who roams
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We don’t
Know how
To split an atom
But as to whiskers
Let us at ’em
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If you want
A hearty squeeze
Get our
Female
Anti-freeze
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Can’t shave daily?
Tender hide?
Now be honest
Have you
Tried
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Our fortune
Is your
Shaven face
It’s our best

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The chick
He wed
Let out a whoop
Felt his chin and
Flew the coop
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