[speaking of their children
I want them to have an education... a real education. They have to learn arithmetic and spelling and geography.
You never went past the sixth grade... and it was probably the fourth grade, because you said it was the sixth.
My age is the only thing I lie about, and I don't add on, I take off.
All right, the sixth grade, but there's nothing wrong with your arithmetic. You can whistle 'Mandy', do an 'Off to Buffalo', and count the house at the same time, and tell me ...
When the Midnight Choo-Choo Leaves for Alabam'
Written by Irving Berlin
Sung by Ethel Merman
and Dan Dailey
Later performed by Mitzi Gaynor
and Donald O'Connor See more