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TAY TARA TOOSSAY OR

EVERYONE SITS IN A CIRCLE. EACH PERSON HAS A SHOE, STICK
OR GLASS OR REASONABLE FACSIMILE. YOU SING THIS SONG:
TAY TARA TOSSAY OR,
TAY TARA TOSSAY OR,
TARA, TOSSA, TARA TOSSAY ORIUM,
KAY OGYZUM, KAY OGYZUM,
KAY ZIGGY, ZIGGY ZOOM.
ON EVERY SYLLABLE, YOU PASS THE OBJECT TO YOUR RIGHT
AND PICK UP THE ONE PASSED TO YOU ON YOUR LEFT.
WHEN YOU GET TO "ZIGGY, ZIGGY" INSTEAD OF PASSING,
YOU TOUCH IT TO THE RIGHT, THEN TO THE LEFT AND
FINALLY PASS IT ON THE WORD "ZOOM." IF YOU BREAK THE
RHYTHM, YOU ARE OUT. THE GAME CONTINUES UNTIL THERE
IS ONLY THE WINNER LEFT. DONE PROPERLY, THIS TAKES
ON A RITUALISTIC EFFECT.

Submitter comment: MY SISTER LEARNED THIS AT CYO CAMP FOR GIRLS, CARSONVILLE,
MICHIGAN IN 1966.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM ; CYO CAMP ; CARSONVILLE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Special Object or Implement

Date learned: 00-00-1966

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