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The Young Man Who Lives in a Glove


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SSNF Glove1
PERFORMER Jerry Nelson
DEBUT 1977
PATTERN Lavender
There was a young man who lived in a glove.
If you knocked on his door he'd give you a shove.

The Young Man Who Lives in a Glove is the title character of a lesser-known Nursery Rhyme. As his name suggests, he lives in a giant glove. He doesn't take well to people bothering him or knocking on his door. Frustrated by being confused for the Old Woman Who Lives in a Shoe, he was seen pushing a well-meaning reporter away from his door in a Sesame Street Newsflash. His house is located next door to the Young Woman Who Lives in a Hat.

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