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AN OLD RHYME USED TO DETERMINE WHO WAS TO BE "IT" IN
A GAME WHERE THERE IS TO BE ONE PERSON WHO WILL BE
DESIGNATED AS IT, GOES LIKE THIS:
ONE POTATO, TWO POTATO, THREE POTATO, FOUR,
FIVE POTATO, SIX POTATO, SEVEN POTATO, MORE.

Submitter comment: THIS IS COUNTED OFF ON FISTS IN A CIRCLE. THE ONE
WHO HAPPENED TO COME UP "MORE" LAST, WAS "IT."

Where learned: WASHINGTON DC

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

Date learned: 11-24-1967 ; 00001950S

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