The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
Jump- Rope Rhyme
Ice cream soda ginger ale pop
Tell me the name of your sweetheart
A,B,C,.....etc. (The letters of the alphabet were recited in order until the person jumping rope missed. When he(she) missed, he(she) had to name her(his) sweetheart whose first name began with the loast letter recited)
Informant and collector share same surname and address.
Where learned: Home of informant in Detroit, Michigan
|Subject headings:||Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse|