gets away or takes ballet surely has been a topic discussed during many a playground tussle. Regardless of regional differences in these immature lyrics, one thing’s for sure: Batman smells.

So says first grade protagonist Junie B. Jones in Childsplay's production of Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! Though, in her rendition, Junie tacks on a line about her arch nemesis, May, who allegedly smells just as bad as the Dark Knight. Steeped in some trouble for her name-calling, Junie then hatches a Secret Santa plan to get back at May by gifting her a stinky lump of coal.

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Becky Bartkowski is an award-winning journalist and the arts and music editor at New Times, where she writes about art, fashion, and pop culture.
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