This song always amuses me. It seems like songs about dating or being married to a moron were a particular trend in the 20s and 30s, but then, that was a more immediate problem then. When you have women marrying anything in order to avoid the most feared status of all - old maidness - you're going to have some problems.
My grandparents' marriage was not particularly successful, and when I asked my grandmother why she married him in the first place, she said, "I didn't want to be an old maid!" I said, YOU WERE 20. YOU COULD HAVE GIVEN IT A MINUTE. She shrugged.
Dorothy Lamour, genuine creole princess & Miss New Orleans 1931.