“Uncle Bill Teller”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1924 (England, Vikings of the Ice)
Keywords: hunting derivative


"Uncle Bill Teller died las' fall, Young maiden, where ye bound to? We jigged t'ree days an' niver got one, Across de Western Ocean." "Bill K is de divil fer fat, Hang to 'er, b'ys, hang to 'er." "Billy K. got a fine old bark."


Evidently a sealing parody of "Across the Western Ocean." - RBW

Cross references


  1. Ryan/Small, p. 106, "Uncle Bill Teller" (1 text)
  2. BI, RySma106B