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ONE FOR THE MONEY,
TWO FOR THE SHOW,
THREE TO GET READY,
AND FOUR TO GO.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): COUNTING RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Lyrical Verse Lyrical Verse
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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JIMMY'S IT,
CAUGHT A FIT,
AND CAN'T GET OVER IT.

Submitter comment: CHILDREN USED THIS VERSE TO TAUNT THE ONE WHO'S IT.

Where learned: MINNESOTA ; MINNEAPOLIS

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Lyrical Verse Lyrical Verse
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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WHEN I WAS A BOY I REMEMBER RUNNING RACES. WE STARTED
THE RACES BY SAYING:
MOTOR BOAT, MOTOR BOAT, GO SO SLOW,
MOTOR BOAT, MOTOR BOAT, GO SO FAST,
MOTOR BOAT, MOTOR BOAT, STEP ON THE GAS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WESTLAND

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

Date learned: 09-15-1969

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RUNNING RHYME

DUMMY-DUMMY, DOE-DOE,
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN,
I CAN RUN FASTER
THAN (NAME) CAN.

Where learned: SAINT HILARYS SCHOOL

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

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RUNNING RHYME

I LIKE COFFEE, I LIKE TEA,
I LIKE (NAME) TO CHASE AFTER ME.

Submitter comment: WHEN THE RUNNER IS CAUGHT, THE CATCHER IS "IT."

Where learned: SAINT HILARYS SCHOOL

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

Date learned: 03-29-1971

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DUMB DUMB DOTO CATCH ME IF YOU CAN,
I CAN RUN FASTER THAN YOU CAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

Date learned: 11-02-1971

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APPLE, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE,
WHO'S NOT READY, HOLLAR I.

Submitter comment: VERSE SAID BY PERSON WHO IS ABOUT TO LOOK WHERE HIS
PLAYMATES ARE HIDING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

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ONE TO BEGIN,
TWO TO SHOW,
THREE TO MAKE READY,
AND FOUR TO GO.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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IN A GAME OF TAG OR HIDE AND SEEK, "IT" CLOSES HIS EYES
AND COUNTS TO A CERTAIN NUMBER. WHEN HE REACHES IT,
HE YELLS OUT:
APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE,
WHO'S NOT READY, HOLLER I.

Submitter comment: IF SOMEONE ISN'T READY, HE WILL COUNT AGAIN. THEN HE
SAYS, "READY OR NOT, HERE I COME."

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

Date learned: 00-00-1954

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LEMONADE

THIS IS A GAME INVOLVING TWO TEAMS. ONE TEAM MARCHES
UP TO THE OTHER TEAM CHANTING, "HERE WE COME."
SECOND TEAM: WHERE FROM?
FIRST TEAM: NEW ORLEANS
SECOND TEAM: WHAT'S YOUR TRADE?
FIRST TEAM: LEMONADE
SECOND TEAM: GIVE ME SOME?
FIRST TEAM: NO
THEN THE SECOND TEAM CHASES THE FIRST TEAM BACK TO THEIR
GOAL.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT PLAYED THIS GAME CONSTANTLY AS A CHILD IN
DETROIT (MICHIGAN) IN THE 30'S BUT COULD NEVER FIGURE
OUT WHAT IT MEANT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

Date learned: 03-01-1970

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GAME VERSE

STEP ON A CRACK, BREAK YOUR MOTHER'S BACK.

James Callow comment: IS THIS USED IN A GAME?

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

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HIDE AND SEEK

APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE,
WHOSE (WHO'S) NOT READY HOLLER AYE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

Date learned: 11-14-1968

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IN A GAME OF TAG, WHEN "IT" TAGS ANOTHER PERSON, HE
MAY SAY:
JOHNNY'S IT, CAUGHT A FIT, CAN'T GET OVER IT.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM PLAYMATES

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

Date learned: 00-00-1955

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TAG TYPE GAME

DUMMY DUMMY DODO
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN,
I CAN RUN FASTER THAN (NAME) CAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

Date learned: 10-05-1967

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CHARLIE OVER THE WATER,
CHARLIE OVER THE SEA,
CHARLIE CAUGHT A BLACKBIRD,
BUT HE CANNOT CATCH ME.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): TAG GAME.

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

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HIDE AND GO SEEK

WHEN PLAYING HIDE AND GO SEEK, THE GOAL WAS CALLED THE
"GHOUL." AFTER COUNTING TO THE PREDETERMINED NUMBER,
"IT" YELLS:
PEACHES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE,
WHO'S NOT, READY HOLLER I.
ANYBODY AROUND MY GHOUL SHALL BE IT.
IF AN UNDISCOVERED PLAYER MANAGES TO TAG THE GOAL,
HE CRIES OUT:
ALLIE, ALLIE, IN FREE!

Where learned: OHIO ; CLEVELAND

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524
SPEECH -- Game Pastime Sport S555.524

Date learned: 10-02-1967

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I'M GOING DOWN TOWN TO SMOKE MY PIPE
AND I WON'T BE BACK TIL SATURDAY NIGHT,
AND IF THAT OLD WITCH CATCHES YOU
I'LL SPANK YOU TILL YOU'RE BLACK AND BLUE.

Submitter comment: TYPE OF TAG GAME.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

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APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE,
WHO'S NOT "IT" HOLLER "I"
THEN EVERYONE YELLS "I," AND THE LAST ONE TO YELL IS "IT."

Submitter comment: THIS WAS USED WHEN PLAYING TAG AND YOU DIDN'T WANT TO BE
THE CHASER. I LEARNED THIS WHEN I WAS A CHILD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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GAME VERSE

PEEK A BOO, I SEE YOU,
HIDING THERE BEHIND THE CHAIR.

Where learned: OHIO ; YOUNGSTOWN

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

Date learned: 00001950S AND 00001960S

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NURSERY RHYME

ONE FOR THE MONEY / TWO FOR THE SHOW / THREE TO GET READY / AND FOUR
TO GO.

Submitter comment: FROM CHILDHOOD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): RHYME: ABCB

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Lyrical Verse Lyrical Verse
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.524

Date learned: CHILDHOOD

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