The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
Jump Rope Rhyme
Down in the valley
Where the green grass grows,
There sits (girl's name) as pretty as a rose.
She sang, and she sang
And she sang so sweet
Along came (boy's name) and kissed her on the cheek.
How many kisses did she reveive?
1-2-3-4-5-6 (coutn goes until child trips,)
Data entry tech comment:
Collector does not state where informant lives.
Where learned: She learned this in grade school in NW Detroit , Michigan
|Subject headings:||Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse|