Holy Bubblicious, Batman, how'd a song with a messed-up title like this ever make it on the charts? Well, the truth is that the deeper you probe into this song's history, the weirder it gets. It's actually a rewrite/cover of an earlier song, "Does The Spearmint Lose its Flavor On The Bedpost Overnight?" by The Happiness Boys in 1924. Lonnie Donegan simply rewrote it, in part because the word "Spearmint" is trademarked in the UK.