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JUMP-ROPE RHYME

BLONDIE AND DAGWOOD WENT DOWNTOWN. BLONDIE BOUGHT AN EVENING GOWN.
DAGWOOD BOUGHT THE DAILY NEWS AND THIS IS WHAT IT SAID:
CLOSE YOUR EYES AND COUNT TO TEN, IF YOU MISS YOU TAKE THE END.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): COMIC STRIP CHARACTERS

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

Date learned: 11-00-1974

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BLONDIE AND DAGWOOD WENT TO TOWN

BLONDIE AND DAGWOOD WENT TO TOWN/ BLONDIE BOUGHT AN EVENING GOWN/
DAGWOOD BOUGHT A PAIR OF SHOES/ AND ALEXANDER BOUGHT THE NEWS/ THIS
IS WHAT THE HEADLINES SAID/ CLOSE YOUR EYES AND COUNT TO TEN/ IF YOU
MISS YOU TAKE THE END/

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PORT HURON

James Callow Keyword(s): COMIC STRIP CHARACTERS

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

Date learned: 10-30-1972

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DONALD DUCK

A RHYME RECITED WHILE JUMPING ROPE.
DONALD DUCK IS A ONE-LEGGED
ONE-LEGGED, ONE-LEGGED DUCK/ DONALD DUCK IS A TWO-LEGGED/ TWO-LEGGED
TWO-LEGGED DUCK./ DONALD DUCK IS A THREE-LEGGED/ THREE-LEGGED, THREE-
LEGGED DUCK/ DONALD DUCK IS A FOUR-LEGGED/ FOUR-LEGGED, FOUR-LEGGED
DUCK/ JUMP OUT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PORT HURON

James Callow Keyword(s): CARTOON AND COMIC STRIP CHARACTER ; CHAIN COUNTING

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

Date learned: 10-30-1972

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
BATMAN
BATMAN WHO?
SEE HOW EASILY THEY FORGET

Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): COMIC STRIP CHARACTER TELEVISION CHARACTER

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 10-18-1971

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Jingle Bells, Batman Smells, Robin laid an egg.
Batmobile lost its wheel, and the Joker got away!

Submitter comment: Sung to the tune of Jingle Bells.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; HEMLOCK

James Callow Keyword(s): Comic strip character

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Ill humor Ridicule Mockery

Date learned: 00001970S

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IF YOU GO INTO A CLOSET AND SHUT THE DOOR AND SAY
"MARY WORTH" THIRTY-ONE TIMES WHILE CONCENTRATING
VERY HARD ON HER, YOU WILL FEEL LIKE YOUR ARM
OR YOUR LEG IS COMING OFF.

Submitter comment: THIS IS A PASTIME TRIED BY MYSELF WHEN I WAS YOUNGER,
AND ONE WHICH MORE CHILDREN TRY).

Where learned: ZX

James Callow Keyword(s): COMIC STRIP CHARACTER=MARY WORTH

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

Date learned: 11-20-1968

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