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Madam And The Phone Bill

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 You say I O.
K.
ed LONG DISTANCE? O.
K.
ed it when? My goodness, Central That was then! I'm mad and disgusted With that Negro now.
I don't pay no REVERSED CHARGES nohow.
You say, I will pay it-- Else you'll take out my phone? You better let My phone alone.
I didn't ask him To telephone me.
Roscoe knows darn well LONG DISTANCE Ain't free.
If I ever catch him, Lawd, have pity! Calling me up From Kansas City.
Just to say he loves me! I knowed that was so.
Why didn't he tell me some'n I don't know? For instance, what can Them other girls do That Alberta K.
Johnson Can't do--and more, too? What's that, Central? You say you don't care Nothing about my Private affair? Well, even less about your PHONE BILL, does I care! Un-humm-m! .
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Yes! You say I gave my O.
K.
? Well, that O.
K.
you may keep-- But I sure ain't gonna pay!


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