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THE PIGGITY POOR, OLD SLIGGITY SLAVE.
HAS GIDDILY GONE TO RIGGITY REST,
I NIGGITY KNOW THAT HIGGITY HO,
IS FIRGGITY-0- FREE FREE.
HIS PIGGITY POOR, OLD BIGGITY BONES,
DISTURB HIM NIGGITY NOT,
WAY D-DOWN IN T-TENNESSEE-O-SEE-SEE.

Submitter comment: WHEN WE WERE CHILDREN WE USED TO SING THIS, I DO NOT
RECALL WHERE I EXACTLY HEARD IT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Keyword(s): NONSENSE WORDS ; STUTTERING

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

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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NEVER TICKEL A BABY BECAUSE IF
YOU DO IT WILL STUDDER.

Submitter comment: THE INFORMANT BELIEVES THIS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Keyword(s): STUTTER ; TICKLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

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