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BLUEBELLS, COCKLE SHELLS/ EEVY IVY OVER/ I WENT DOWNTOWN TO SEE MR.
BROWN./ HE GAVE ME A NICKLE, I BOUGHT A FLOWER.
THE FLOWER WAS YELLOW.
I GAVE IT TO MY FELLOW./ MY FELLOW WAS SICK, I GAVE HIM A KICK/ AND
THAT'S THE END OF THE DIRTY OLD TRICK.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED THIS IN THE PARMA, OHIO

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; FOLEY HALL

Keyword(s): PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 03-29-1967

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BLUE BELLS COCKER SHELLS/ EEVY IVY OVER/ I WENT DOWN TOWN TO SEE MISS
BROWN/ SHE GAVE ME A NICKLE TO BUY A PICKLE.
THE PICKLE WAS SOUR/ SHE GAVE ME A FLOWER/ THE FLOWER WAS DEAD/ SHE
GAVE ME SOME THREAD/ THE THREAD WAS THIN/ SHE GAVE ME A PIN/ THE PIN
WAS SHARP/ SHE GAVE ME A HARP/ THE HARP BEGAN TO SING: A MINNIE AND A
MINNIE AND A HA HA HA.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; ALPENA ; TOLD AT

Keyword(s): PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 10-04-1970

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BLUE BELLS, COCKLE SHELLS/ EEVY, IVY, OVER/ JANUARY, FEBRUARY, ETC.
(UNTILL THE MONTH IN WHICH THE PERSON WAS BORN) ONE, TWO, THREE ETC.
(UNTIL THE MONTH IN WHICH THE PERSON WAS BORN) ONE, TWO, THREE ETC.
( TO THE DAY ON WHICH THE PERSON WAS BORN.)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BERKELEY ; COLLECTED AT INFORMANTS HOME

Keyword(s): PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 10-21-1967

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BUCKINGHAM

"BUCK THE KING/AND EAT THE HAM
THAT'S THE WAY YOU SPELL BUCKINGHAM."

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Keyword(s): PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 10-04-1965

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CHARLIE CHAPMAN WENT TO FRANCE/ JUST TO SEE THE WIGWAM DANCE/ FIRST
ON HEELS, THEN ON TOES, THEN ON HANDS AND AWAY WE GO.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; AGE 11

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 08-11-1964

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CHARLIE CHAPLIN SAT ON A FENCE
TRYING TO MAKE A DOLLAR OUT OF FIFTEEN
CENTS.

Where learned: NEIGHBORHOOD

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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Jump Rope Rhyme

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS SAILED THE OCEAN BLUE
IN FOURTEEN HUNDRED AND NINETY-TWO.
THE WAVES WENT HIGHER AND HIGHER
AND OVER THE OCEAN BLUE.

(CHANTED BY THE CHILDREN AS THE ROPE IS SWUNG FROM SIDE TO SIDE. PARTIAL UNDERLINING INDICATES AT WHAT POINTS THE ROPE IS SWUNG.)

(ON THE WORDS "HIGHER" AND HIGHER" THE ROPE IS SWUNG HIGHER FROM SIDE TO SIDE.
ON THE WORDS "OVER" AND "BLUE" THE ROPE IS SWUNG AROUND IN THE CONVENTIONAL MANNER.)

THIS CHILD JUMPS OUT OF THE ROPE AND IT IS REPEATED FOR THE NEXT CHILD.

 

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT LEARNED THIS IN GRADE SCHOOL IN NORTHWEST DETROIT.

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 11-00-1967

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Jump Rope Rime

CHRIS COLUMBUS SAILED THE OCEAN BLUE IN 14 HUNDRED AND 92. THE WAVES WENT HIGHER AND HIGHER AND OVER THEY WENT.

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector share the same surname and place of residence.

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN HEIGHTS

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 10-00-1970

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Cincinnati--A Jump Rope Verse

CIN, CIN, CIN
A NICKEL AND A PIN.
A DUTCHY AND A FATTY--
THAT'S THE WAY YOU SPELL -- CINCINNATI.

 

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Keyword(s): PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 10-04-1965

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Rope-Jumping Rhyme

CINDERELLA DRESSED IN GREEN
WENT UPSTAIRS TO EAT ICE-CREAM.
CINDERELLA DRESSED IN LACE.
WENT UPSTAIRS TO POWDER HER FACE.

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector share the same surname and place of residence.

Where learned: informant's home

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 11-12-1968

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DOWN THE MISSISSIPPI WHERE THE STEAM GOES "PUSH'EM"

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; FOLEY HALL

Keyword(s): ACTION-JUMP ; PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 03-29-1967

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ENGINE, ENGINE NUMBER NINE,/ GOING DOWN CHICAGO LINE./ IF THE TRAIN
FELL OFF THE TRACK,/ DO YOU WANT YOUR MONEY BACK?

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 12-02-1967

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ENGINE, ENGINE NUMBER NINE,/ RUNNING ALONG THE CHICAGO LINE/ ENGINE
ENGINE NUMBER NINE WHEN SHE'S POLISHED SHE WILL SHINE.

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 11-12-1968

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ENGINE, ENGINE NUMBER NINE / RUNNING DOWN CHICAGO LINE,/ IF THE TRAIN
SHOULD JUMP THE TRACK/ DO YOU WANT YOUR MONEY BACK? YES, Y-E-S SPELLS
YES. (NO, N-O SPELLS NO) AND YOU ARE NOW OUT.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; ON A PLAYGROUND ; JOHNSTOWN ; WORKING

Keyword(s): ENDURANCE ; Jump ; PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 10-06-1967

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FAR UPON A HILL ON A MOUNTAIN TOP/ LIVED A LITTLE GIRL CALLED HER
RAGMOP/ LET HER SCRUB THE FLOOR LET HER BAKE BREAD/ WOULDN'T BE HER
RATHER'D BE DEAD)

Submitter comment: SHE LEARNED THIS FROM HER NEIGHBORHOOD PLAYMATES IN PARMA, OHIO

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; FOLEY HALL

Keyword(s): PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 03-30-1967

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FIRST FLOOR MISS, SECOND FLOOR MISS, THIRD FLOOR MISS, FOURTH FLOOR
MISS, FIFTH FLOOR MISS, SIXTH FLOOR DO NOT MISS, CAUSE A BABY WAS
BORN AT HALF PAST SIX."

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; TOLD AT ; Mount Clemens

Keyword(s): PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 02-20-1970

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FUDGE, FUDGE, CALL THE JUDGE./ MOMMY HAS A NEW BORN BABY./ IT'S NOT
A BOY, IT'S NOT A GIRL, / IT IS JUST A NEW BORN BABY./ WRAP IT UP IN
TISSUE PAPER,/ PUT IT ON THE ELEVATOR./ FIRST FLOOR: MISS, SECOND
FLOOR: MISS, THIRD FLOOR: MISS (RUN OUT ON THE SIXTH FLOOR)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN-JUMP

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

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FUDGE, FUDGE, CALL THE JUDGE/ MOTHER HAD A BABY/ NOT A BOY , NOT A
GIRL/ JUST AN ORDINARY BABY./ WRAP IT UP IN TISSUE PAPER / SEND IT
DOWN TEH ELEVATOR./ FIRST FLOOR: MISS , SECOND FLOOR: MISS, ETC UP TO
THE TENTH FLOOR.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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FUDGE, FUDGE, TELL THE JUDGE/ MAMA'S GOT A NEW BORN BABY/ IT ISN'T A
BOY,/ IT ISN'T A GIRL/ IT'S JUST A NEW BORN BABY/ WRAP IT UP IN
TISSUE PAPER/ SEND IT DOWN THE ELEVATOR/ FIRST FLOOR, SECOND FLOOR,
THIRD FLOOR: OUT.

Submitter comment: LEARNED ON THE PLAYGROUND IN CHICAGO, ILL.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; FOLEY HALL

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 03-29-1967

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FUDGE, FUDGE CALL THE JUDGE./ MOMMY HAD A BABY,/ PAPPY GOING CRAZY./
WRAP IT UP IN TOILET PAPER/ SEND IT DOWN THE ELEVATOR./ FIRST FLOOR
MISSED. SECOND FLOOR MISSED. THIRD FLOOR MISSED. FOURTH FLOOR MISSED.
FIFTH FLOOR MISSED, SIXTH FLOOR MISSED.
SIXTH FLOOR YOU HAD BETTER NOT
MISS BECAUSE THE BABY WAS BORN AT HALF PAST SIX.

Where learned: KEATING SCHOOL

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN-JUMP

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

Date learned: 11-00-1967

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