The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #108622   Message #2268511
Posted By: pavane
21-Feb-08 - 09:47 AM
Thread Name: Origin: Away, Away with Rum, by Gum
Subject: RE: Origin - Away away with rum
My mother knew it from her youth, so 1930's to 40's, I expect.

Slightly different, e.g.

CAN YOU IMAGINE the shame and disgrace
To be found in the gutter with crumbs on your face