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DUM-DUM DOODO/ CATCH ME IF YOU CAN./ I CAN RUN FASTER THAN ----CAN.

Where learned: KEATING SCHOOL

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

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

Date learned: 11-27-1967

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

Submitter comment: TAUNT

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

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

Date learned: 02-00-1970

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

Submitter comment: ONE CHILD SAYS THIS, CALLS OUT A FRIEND'S NAME,
AND THE GIRL CALLED THEN CHASES THE FIRST ONE.
IF SHE IS CAUGHT HER TURN IS OVER,
AND THE OTHER GIRL STARTS AGAIN.
IF SHE IS NOT CAUGHT, SHE GETS ANOTHER TURN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

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

Date learned: 09-11-1969

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

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

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

Date learned: 09-18-1968

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DUMM, DUM DOE, DOE CATCH ME IF YOU CAN/ I CAN JUMP FASTER THAN ----
CAN.

Submitter comment: THE INFORMANT, MY TEN YEAR OLD DAUGHTER, LEARNED THESE
PATTERS FROM HER OLDER SISTER AND NEIGHBORHOOD FRIENDS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROSEVILLE

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

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

Date learned: 02-27-1967

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DUMMY, DUMMY DO-DO CATCH ME IF YOU CAN/ I CAN RUN FASTER THAN---CAN.
(JUMPER CALLS A PERSON'S NAME TO CHASE HER AS TWO PEOPLE SWING THE
ROPE. THE ROPE IS NOT TWIRLED.)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; HUNTINGTON WOODS

Keyword(s): CALL-RHYME

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

Date learned: 02-20-1970

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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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