From: WISE SAYING SECTION
Befo' you says dat ugly word,
You stop an' count ten.
Den if you wants to say dat word,
Begin an' count again.
Don't have a tongue tied in de middle,
An' loose frum en' to en'.
You mus' think twice, den speak once;
Dat donkey cain't count ten.
 The somewhat less dignified term was more commonly used.
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