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Entertainment: Game

Jump Rope Song:

High, Low, Jolly Pepper / Splits, Kicks, Touch the ground.

High - Regular Turns

Low - must jump in squatting position

Jolly - Turn round and round

Peppers - turn rope very fast

Splits - Jump with legs apart

Kicks - Kick as you jump

Touch - Touch the ground with one hand

Ground - Touch the ground with both  hands

Whichever one you miss on, the next person must do it.

Submitter comment:

The informant learned it from the neighborhood kids.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [C570] crossed out. Replaced with Current Classification

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Entertainment ; EXERCISE ; GAMES ; Jump Rope ; Pastime ; RHYME ; SONG

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

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Entertainment: Game

Jump Rope Rhyme:

Fudge, Fudge, Call the Judge / Moms Gonna Have a Baby / Not a Boy, Not a Girl / Just a Plain Ole Baby.

Submitter comment:

The informant learned it from the neighborhood kids

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [C570] crossed out. Replaced with Current Classification

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Entertainment ; EXERCISE ; GAME ; Jump ; Jump Rope ; Pastime ; Play ; RHYME ; Rope ; SONG

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

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Language: Games

Pastime:

If you see another child with money you yell- "Butts on you." He then must share anything he buys with that money with you. However, when he pulls out his money, if he yells - "fan butts" first, then he doesn't have to share his purchases.

Submitter comment:

Bill used to play this as a child when he was given money, or if one of his friends was given money. He said it was common to yell this.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Miscellaneous grammar correction written on card.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

Keyword(s): Buy ; CHILDREN ; Currency ; Dollars ; GAME ; MONEY ; Own ; Ownership ; Pastime ; Purchase ; Share

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

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Entertainment: Game

Anti-Over Game:

Take as mall tennis type ball and throw it over the house. The person throwing hte ball calls "anti.' If the ball goes over the roof, the receiver calls "over." Keep repeating.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; COOKEVILLE

Keyword(s): Anti ; Ball ; CATCH ; Entertainment ; GAME ; House ; Over ; Pastime ; Rook ; Throw

Subject headings: ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Structure for dance, game, pastime, sport, drama, etc.

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Entertainment: Game

Traditional Game - Simon Says

Instructions are given for players to perform specific body motions. Players are only to obey if instruction is preceded by the words "Simon Says."

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs Added by TRD

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): BODY ; Entertainment ; GAME ; Motion ; Movement ; Obey ; Pastime ; Rules ; Simon Says

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Athletic sport and exercise Gymnastics

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