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HERE'S THE CHURCH

THIS RHYME IS RECITED WITH HAND GESTURES ACCOMPANYING THE RHYME.
THIS RHYME IS USUALLY RECITED BY CHILDREN AS A SORT OF GAME. HERE'S
THE CHURCH (HANDS ARE JOINED TOGETHER WITH FINGERS INTERLOCKED--
SIMILAR TO PRAYING), HERE'S THE STEEPLE (BOTH INDEX FINGERS ARE
RAISED STRAIGHT UP AND HELD TOGETHER KEEPING HANDS AND REST OF
FINGERS IN SAME POSITION PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED), OPEN THE DOOR AND
SEE ALL THE PEOPLE (TURN HANDS PALMS UP, INTERLOCK FINGERS WITH
FINGERS STICKING UP).

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PORT HURON

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

Date learned: 09-18-1972

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