“O'Brien with His High-Water Pants”


"My name is O?Brien from Harlem, I am an Irishman as you may see." As he travels around New York, people observe him and cry out, "There is O'Brien with his high-water pants." He does not seem to notice that he is being teased


  1. Dean, p. 92, "O'Brien with His High-Water Pants" (1 text)
  2. Roud #9573
  3. BI, Dean092


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1922 (Dean)
Keywords: clothes humorous
Found in: US(MW)