The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
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A tisket, a tasket
A tisket, a tasket, a green and yellow basket
I wrote a letter to my mother and on the way I dropped,
I dropped it, I dropper it, and on the way I dropper ;
I wrote a letter to my mother and on the way I dropped it.
(While this is being chanted, one person takes a hankerchief and circles around a ring formed by the others. He drops the handkerchief behind one, and thn the person must circle the others, repeating the procedure.)
(Celste's versoin has "my love instead of "my mother")
Data entry tech comment:
Collector does not state where the informants live. Collector shares the same surname as one of the two informants.
Where learned: Informants learned at home in 1954.
|Subject headings:||Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse|