RE:SEARCH logo
University of Detroit Mercy Libraries / Instructional Design Studio
UDM HOME BLACKBOARD MY UDMERCY
RESEARCH HOME / FIND / SPECIAL COLLECTIONS / THE JAMES T. CALLOW FOLKLORE ARCHIVE /
James Callow Folklore Archive

Collection Home

About Dr. James T. Callow

Dr. James T. Callow publications

Collectors

Browse by

Subject heading

Keyword

Location

Questions or comments on this site? Please email davidsor@udmercy.edu.

The James T. Callow Folklore Archive

search for

Content filter is on

Your search for ENDURANCE JUMP returned 107 results.

prev | items
| next

JUMP-ROPE RHYME

JOHNNY OVER THE OCEAN, JOHNNY OVER THE SEA
JOHNNY BROKE A MILK BOTTLE, AND BLAMED IT ON ME
I TOLD MOM, MOM TOLD PA
JOHNNY GOT A LICKING HA HA HA
HOW MANY LICKINGS DID HE RECEIVE
(1, 2, 3,...)

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector share the same surname.

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: 09-13-1969

View just this record

JOHNNY OVER THE OCEAN

JOHNNY OVER THE OCEAN,
JOHNNY OVER THE SEA,
JOHNNY BROKE A TEAPOT
AND BLAMED IT ON ME.
I TOLD MA,
MA TOLD PA,
JOHNNY GOT A LICKIN, HA, HA, HA,
HOW MANY LICKINS DID HE GET THAT WEEK?
1, 2, 3, 4,...UNTIL PERSON MISSES

Where learned: NOT RECORDED

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: 10-00-1969

View just this record

JOHNEY OVER THE OCEAN; JOHNEY OVER THE SEA. JOHNEY BROKE A MILK BOTTLE BLAMED ON TO ME. I TOLD MA, MA TOLD PA, JOHNEY GOT A LICKEN. HA HA HA. HOW MANY LICKENS DID HE GET THAT WEEK.
(JUMP TILL YOU MISS)

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector share the same surname.

 

Where learned: NOT RECORDED

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: 00-00-1968

View just this record

JUMP-ROPE RHYMES

JUDGE, JUDGE, CALL THE JUDGE, MAMA HAD A NEWBORN BABY.
IT ISN'T A BOY AND IT ISN'T A GIRL, IT'S JUST AN ORDINARY BABY.
WRAP IT UP IN TISSUE PAPER, SEND IT DOWN THE ELEVATOR.
HOW MANY FLOORS DOES IT GO...1, 2, 3,
(AND SO ON UNTIL THE JUMPER MISSES)

Where learned: MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: 00-00-1967

View just this record

JUMP ROPE RHYME

LINCOLN, LINCOLN, I'VE BEEN THINKIN'
WHAT ON EARTH HAVE YOU BEEN DRINKIN'?
IS IT WHISKEY? IS IT WINE?
OH MY GOSH, IT'S TURPENTINE!
HOW MANY BOTTLES DID YOU DRINK?
ONE, TWO, THREE, ...

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector are the same person.

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; 7792 Dayton Ave.

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: NOT RECORDED

View just this record

MABLE

MABLE, MABLE, SET THE TABLE
AND DON'T FORGET THE RED HOT PEPPERS!
REAL FAST 1, 2, 3, 4, ETC.

Submitter comment:

WHEN SHE PLAYED JUMP-ROPE SHE USED TO SAY THIS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP ; SPEED-JUMP

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

Date learned: 11-24-1967

View just this record

JUMPING RHYME

MABLE, MABLE, SET THE TABLE.
HOW MANY DISHES WILL SHE SET?

(JUMP, COUNTING, UNTIL YOU MISS.)

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; REDFORD ; SAINT HILARY'S GRADE SCHOOL

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: 03-29-1971

View just this record

Cinderella

CINDERELLA DRESSED IN YELLOW
WENT DOWNSTAIRS TO MEET HER FELLOW
ON THE WAY HER GIRDLE BUSTED
HOW MANY PEOPLE WERE DISGUSTED?
 

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector share the same surname.

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: 04-00-1968

View just this record

Jump Rope Song

CINDERELLA DRESSED IN YELLOW
WENT DOWNTOWN TO KISS A FELLOW
MADE A MISTAKE AND KISSED A SNAKE
HOW MANY DOCTORS WILL IT TAKE?
ONE, TWO, THREE . . .

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: 02-21-1970

View just this record

Jump Rope Jingle: Cinderella

CINDERELLA, DRESSED IN YELLER,
WENT DOWNTOWN TO MEET HER FELLER.
HOW MANY KISSES DID SHE RECEIVE?
ONE, TWO, THREE, ETC.

Submitter comment:

Learned 1954-57

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector are the same person.

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

View just this record

Rope-Jumping Rhymes

CINDERELLA DRESSED IN YELLOW,
WENT DOWNTOWN TO SEE A FELLA.
HOW MANY KISSES DID SHE RECEIVE?

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; KEATING SCHOOL

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: 10-00-1967

View just this record

Cinderella

CINDERELLA DRESSED IN YELLOW
WENT DOWNTOWN TO SEE HER FELLOW.
ON THE WAY HER PANTS THEY BUSTED
AND MANY BOYS BECAME DISGUSTED.

Where learned: informant's home

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: 08-05-1964

View just this record

Rope-Jumping Rhyme

CINDERELLA, DRESSED IN YELLOW,
WENT DOWNTOWN TO MEET HER FELLOW;
ON HER WAY HER GIRDLE BUSTED,
HOW MANY PEOPLE WERE DISGUSTED.
(10, 20, 30, etc.)

Where learned: informant's home

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: 10-05-1968

View just this record

Jump Rope Rhyme

CINDERELLA DRESSED IN YELLA
WENT DOWNTOWN TO MEET HER FELLA
SHE WALKED SO SLOW SHE MET A BEAU
WHO TOOK HER TO A 5 CENT SHOW.
HOW MANY KISSES DID SHE GET? 1,2,3, . . .

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector share the same surname.

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; TOLD AT COLLECTOR'S HOME

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: 04-00-1970

View just this record

Rope-Jump Rhyme

CINDERELLA DRESSED IN YELLA
WENT DOWNTOWN TO MEET HER FELLA.
WHEN SHE WENT, HER GIRDLE BUSTED.
HOW MANY PEOPLE WERE DISGUSTED?
(THEN COUNT)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: 11-28-1967

View just this record

Jumping Rope Rhyme

CINDERELLA, CINDERELLA DRESSED IN YELLOW.
WENT TO THE PALACE TO MEET A FELLOW.
HOW MANY KISSES DID SHE RECEIVE?
1, 2, 3 . . . (KEEP JUMPING TILL MISS.)

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector share the same surname.


 

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: 10-04-1967

View just this record

CINDERELLA DRESSED IN YELLOW WENT UPSTAIRS TO KISS A FELLOW. 1,2,3, ETC.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; ST. STANISLAUS HIGH SCHOOL

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: 12-03-1967

View just this record

Cinderella

CINDERELLA DRESSED IN YELLOW
WENT UPSTAIRS TO KISS HER FELLOW
HOW MANY KISSES DID SHE GET?

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: 03-00-1971

View just this record

Rope-Jumping Rhyme

CINDERELLA
DRESS IN YELLA
WENT UPSTAIRS TO KISS HER FELLA
HOW MANY KISSES DID SHE GIVE HIM?
1, 2, 3, 4, . . .

 

Submitter comment:

I learned this from my girlfriends in grad school on the school's parking lot.

 

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector are the same person.

 

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; GRADE SCHOOL ; PARKING LOT

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

View just this record

Rope Skipping Rhyme

CINDERELLA DRESSED IN YELLOW
WENT UPSTAIRS TO KISS A FELLOW
HOW MANY KISSES DID SHE RECEIVE?
(COUNT UNTIL PERSON MISSES)

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE ; Neighborhood children

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

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

Date learned: SUMMER 00001964

View just this record

prev | items
| next

University of Detroit Mercy
4001 W. McNichols Detroit , MI , 48221-3038
This site is endorsed by the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) and supports the views, values, and mission of UDM. The University of Detroit Mercy web site provides links to other web sites, both public and private, for informational purposes. The inclusion of these links on UDM's site does not imply endorsement by the University. Please contact the Instructional Design Studio for any questions regarding this web site.