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VERSE FROM MURDER

LIZZY BORDON TOOK AN AX/
AND GAVE HER MOTHER FORTY WHACKS/
WHEN SHE SAW WHAT SHE HAD DONE/
SHE GAVE HER FATHER FORTY-ONE.

Submitter comment: THE FOLLOWING VERSE CAME ABOUT AFTER A FAMOUS MURDER TOOK PLACE.
I AM NOT SURE OF THE SPELLING OF THE NAME.

Data entry tech comment: SPELLING CORRECTED BY KETPUNCHER

Where learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): ANTICLIMAX ; NARRATIVE VERSE JUMP ROPE RHYME ; NONSEQUITUR ; RHYME: AABB ; SURPRISE ENDING

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

Date learned: 11-22-1968

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DOWN BY THE RIVER

DOWN BY THE RIVER
DOWN BY THE SEA
JOHNNY BROKE A MILK BOTTLE
BLAMED IT ON ME.

I TOLD MA
MA TOLD PA
JOHNNY GOT A LICKIN,
SO HA, HA, HA

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SAGINAW

Keyword(s): INITAL ITERATION ; JUMP ROPE RHYME ; RHYME: ABCB

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

Date learned: 00-00-1957

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VERSE

MINNIE MINNIE HA HA, WENT TO SEE HER PAPA,
PAPA DIED, MINNIE CRIED. MINNIE HAD A BABY,
CALLED HIM TINY TIM, PUT HIM IN THE BATHTUB
TO TEACH HIM HOW TO SWIM.
DRANK A GALLON OF WATER, ATE A BAR OF SOAP,
MINNIE CALLED THE DOCTOR, MINNIE CALLED THE NURSE,
MINNIE CALLED THE LADY WITH THE ALLIGATOR PURSE.
OUT WENT THE DOCTOR, OUT WENT THE NURSE,
IN STAYED THE LADY WITH THE ALLIGATOR PURSE.

Data entry tech comment: THERE CAN ALSO BE ADDED ANOTHER VERSE BETWEEN LINES 9 AND 10.

Where learned: LIBRARY

Keyword(s): AMERICAN INDIAN ; BATHTUB VERSE MONOLOGUE ; JUMP ROPE RHYME

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

Date learned: 00-00-1967

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I SCREAM
U (YOU) SCREAM
WE ALL SCREAM
FOR ICE CREAM!

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): CHANT ; GAME ; ICE CREAM ; Jump Rope ; JUMP ROPE RHYME ; poem ; RHYME

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

Date learned: 05-00-1972

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I LIKE COFFEE,
I LIKE TEA,
I WANT ------(NAME)
TO JUMP WITH ME!

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Where learned: OHIO ; TROTWOOD

Keyword(s): Coffee ; Jump Rope ; JUMP ROPE RHYME ; poem ; RHYME ; SONG ; TEA

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

Date learned: 04-00-1972

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JUMP ROPE SONG

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
DONALD DUCK IS A PIGEON-TOED, PIGEON-TOED, PIGEON-TOED DUCK
DONALD DUCK IS A BOW-LEGGED, BOW-LEGGED, BOW-LEGGED DUCK
YOU REPEAT THIS SONG UNTIL THE PERSON JUMPING ROPE MISSES
AS THE PERSON IS JUMPING ROPE HE OR SHE IS ACTING OUT WHAT IS SAID.

Submitter comment:

CHAIN SONG
INITIAL ITERATION
FINAL ITERATION
THIS DEFINITELY HAS A TUNE

Data entry tech comment:

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; HUNTINGTON WOODS

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; Donald Duck ; GAME ; Jump Rope ; JUMP ROPE RHYME ; REPETITION ; RHYME ; SONG

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

Date learned: CA00001963

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CINDERELLA DRESSED IN YELLOW

CINDERELLA DRESSED IN YELLOW
WENT UP STAIRS TO KISS A FELLOW
SHE MADE A MISTAKE
AND KISSED A SNAKE
HOW MANY DOCTORS DID IT TAKE? COUNT FROM 1 TO 15.

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Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): COLOR ; COUNTING ; GAME ; Jump Rope ; JUMP ROPE RHYME ; RHYME ; SONG

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

Date learned: 00-00-1979

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