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DUM DUM, DO DO, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN/ I CAN RUN FASTER THAN ---CAN.
(A GAME OF TAG AND ALSO "FOLLOW THE LEADER" TAKES PLACE AS THE PERSON
THAT IS BEING CHASED CAN JUMP OR
DO AS HE LIKES AND THE OTHERS FOLLOW.

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 10-00-1969

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DUMMY, DUMMY, DO-DO/ I CAN RUN FASTER THAN --- CAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BERKELEY

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 08-00-1964

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DUMB, DUMB DODO, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN./ I CAN RUN FASTER THAN ---CAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; TOLD AT HOME ; BIRMINGHAM

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 11-02-1969

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DUMMY, DUMMY, DODO CATCH ME IF YOU CAN/ I CAN RUN FASTER THAN---CAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN ; TOLD AT INFORMANTS HOME

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 10-24-1970

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DUM-DUM DODO, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN,/ I CAN RUN FASTER THAN YOU CAN,

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 10-30-1967

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DUMMY DUMMY DODO I CHOOSE YOU TO CHASE AFTER ME.(THIS IS A JUMP-ROPE
RHYME WHICH IS USED TO GET THE JUMPERS TO JUMP IN AND OUT OF THE ROPE
IN QUICK SUCCESSION. ONE FOLLOWING AFTER THE OTHER.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; TOLD AT

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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DUMB, DUMB, THE DUMB ONE IS ----(NAME)

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED THIS AS A CHILD IN DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; FOLEY HALL

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 03-29-1967

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DUMMY DUMMY DO DO / DUMMY DUMMY DEE/ I CHOOSE ---- TO CHASE AFTER ME.

Submitter comment: THE INFORMANT DOES PRATICE IT NOW AT HULL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
IN LIVONIA.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; TOLD AT GRANDMOTHERS HOME

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 02-07-1971

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DUM-DUM THE MORON IS---(NAME)

Where learned: HOME ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 09-30-1967

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EKA BEKA SODA CRACKER/EKA BEKA BOO
EKA BEKA SODA CRAKER/ OUT GOES YOU.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM SCHOOL FRIENDS.

Where learned: INDIANA ; Hudson Lake

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 11-25-1967

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EVERYBODY, EVERYBODY/ COME ON IN/ THE FIRST ONE WHO MISSES,/ HAS TO
TAKE THE END...
JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH, ETC.

Submitter comment: THE ROPE WOULD BE FILLED WITH PEOPLE EACH OF WHOM WOULD LEAVE AFTER
SAYING THE MONTH THEIR BIRTHDAY WAS IN.)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME ; ENDURANCE ; Jump

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 03-04-1970

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FRUIT CAKE, CUPCAKE, MUFFIN IN A TIN./ WHEN I CALL YOUR BIRTHDAY,
PLEASE JUMP IN . JANUARY, FEBRUARY ETC.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WESTLAND

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 09-15-1969

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FUDGE, FUDGE, CALL THE JUDGE/ MAMA'S GOT A NEW-BORN BABY./ IT AIN'T
VANILLA/ IT AIN'T COCONUT/ IT'S JUST A CHOCOLATE BABY./ WRAP IT UP
IN TISSUE PAPER/ THROW IT DOWN THE CHUTE/ FIRST FLOOR: MISS, SECOND
FLOOR : MISS, THIRD FLOOR : OUT THE DOOR. EVERYBODY OUT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME ; CHARACTER

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 10-02-1971

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FUDGE, FUDGE CALL THE JUDGE./ MAMA'S GOT A NEW BORN BABY.
IT ISN'T A BOY, IT ISN'T A GIRL./ IT'S JUST AN ORDINARY BABY.
WRAP IT UP IN TISSUE PAPER,/ SEND IT DOWN THE ELEVATOR.
FIRST FLOOR-STOP (THE ROPE STOPS)
(ROPE BEGINS) SECOND FLOOR-STOP (ROPE STOPS)
(ROPE BEGINS) THIRD FLOOR, BABY FLOOR, ALL OUT.

Submitter comment: THIS IS FOR A GROUP TO JUMP TO. UPON REACHING "THIRD FLOOR" EVERYONE
MUST JUMP FROM THE TURNING ROPE.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE WOODS ; TOLD AT

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME ; CHARACTER ; PLAIN-JUMP

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 03-01-1971

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GO, GO, GO, FOR SALLY,/ HERE COMES JANIE AT THE DOOR,/ SALLY IS A
LOSER AND CAN'T KEEP A MOVIN' SO WE DON'T NEED SALLY ANYMORE. GO, GO,
GO, FOR JANIE, HERE COMES MARY AT THE DOOR...(FORGOT THE REST)

Submitter comment: THE RHYME I REMEMBERED FROM MY GRADESCHOOL DAYS AT BLESSED SACRAMENT
IN DENVER, COLORADO. THE SECOND PART OF THE RHYME
I'M NOT SURE ABOUT, BUT IT'S APPROXIMATELY THAT.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; RENO HALL

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 10-15-1968

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HIGH, LOW, JOLLY, PEPPER. HIGH, LOW, JOLLY, PEPPER, (KEEP REPEATING
UNTIL YOU ARE READY TO STOP ON ONE OF THE WORDS) THE WORD YOU STOP ON
MEANS YOU MAKE THE NEXT PERSON IN LINE PREFORM THE ACTION.

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME ; SPEED-JUMP

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

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HOUSE FOR RENT, INQUIRE WITHIN./ WHEN I MOVE OUT LET --(NAME) MOVE IN

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

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HOUSE FOR RENT, INQUIRE WITHIN./ WHEN I MOVE OUT , LET ---(NAME) MOVE
IN./ HERE'S THE KEY TO LOCK THE DOOR . (GIRL JUMPS IN AND IS HANDED T
KEY) SO SHUT YOUR MOUTH AND SAY NO MORE. (FIRST GIRL JUMPS OUT)

Keyword(s): ACTION-RHYME ; CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

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HOUSE FOR SALE, HOUSE FOR RENT,/ ---(NAME) MOVES OUT AND ---(NAME)
MOVES IN.

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

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HOUSE FOR SALE. HOUSE FOR RENT. WHEN ----MOVES OUT. ----MOVES IN.

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

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