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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 1 decade ago

Where does the sentence "I scream, you scream, we all scream, for ice cream" originally come from?

8 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    It was from an old song:


    by Johnson, Moll, & King

    as sung by Walter Williams, and the members of Warring's Pennsylvanians

    In the land of ice and snow

    Up among the Eskimo

    There's a college known as Oogie-wawa.

    You should hear those college boys

    Gee, they make an awful noise

    When they sing their Eskimo tra la la.

    They've got a leader, big cheer leader, oh what a guy!

    He's got a frozen face just like an Eskimo Pie.

    When he says, "Come on, let's go!"

    Though it's forty-five below

    Listen what those Eskimo all holler:

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!

    Rah, rah...Oogie de wawa rah rah rah!

    Tuesday, Monday, we all scream for Sundae!

    Sis, boom, Aurora borealea, bah!

    Boola boola


    We've got the chocolate

    I'll take vanoola

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!

    Rah, rah, ice cream soda or gingerale pop!

    Father mother

    Sister brother

    When they've had one at lion

    They want another

    Colleges may come and go

    But the world will never know

    Any other place like Oogie-wawa

    Oxford, Cambridge, Eaton too

    Football teams would all turn blue

    When they played a game with Oogie-wawa

    Those Esquimos looked mighty tough when they took the field

    And people said, Ah, they're the team that never will yield

    Then with gore and flying fur

    Just to show how tough they were

    All those Esquimos began to holler

    Iceberg, Lindberg, Sol Berg and Ginzberg,

    Ice cream Cohen.

    I scream, you scream, everybody wants ice cream.

    Rah, rah, raaazberry!

  • 1 decade ago

    There was a top 10 song way back in 1928 "I Scream-You Scream-We All Scream-For Ice Cream" by Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians. So the saying goes at back at least almost 80 years.

    Source(s): Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890 - 1954
  • Ice
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    I found In 1927, Americans were not only eating ice cream, they started singing about it, as the "Ice Cream song" ("I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!") was written by Billy Moll, Howard Johnson, and Robert King.

    Is this THE Howard Johnson of restaurant fame?

  • 6 years ago

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    Where does the sentence "I scream, you scream, we all scream, for ice cream" originally come from?

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  • ?
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

    I Scream You Scream

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    One kid saw another kid getting a ice cream and got angry because he did not get one and screamed then took that kids icecream and the ice cream man said you scream I cam SCREA and we all scream for Ice cream! The kids were happy then.

  • TCSO
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Someone with too much time on their hands. They could have been eating ice cream seeing how they are so passionate about it.

  • 1 decade ago

    I'm preeettty sure it was Baskin Robbins (sp??), but i will double check.


    Well, I found this link to an old song:

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