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NURSERY RHYME

ITALIAN:
SECA SECA SECOLA
(NAME) VA ALLA SCUOLA
SE PORTA IL CANESTRINA
A TUTTO PIENO DI ROBBA
FINCI LA MAESTRA
CE LA PRENTE
A LA METTO SUL COMO
CI JA DIRE SI E NO.
TRANSLATION:
SEE SEE SAW.
(NAME) GOES TO SCHOOL.
SHE BRINGS A BASKET
ALL FILLED WITH GOODIES
FOR THE TEACHER.
THE TEACHER TAKES THE BASKET
AND PUTS IT ON THE DESK.
ASKS HER "YES" OR "NO."

Submitter comment: I HAVE HEARD THE INFORMANT SAY THIS TO HER GRANDSON, 1-1/2 YRS.
OLD, WHEN HOLDING HIM IN HER LAP. SHE TOOK BOTH OF HIS HANDS
AND ROCKED HIM TO AND FRO; AND ENDED THE RHYME BY PULLING
ONE HAND FOR "YES" AND THEN THE OTHER FOR "NO."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; EAST DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse
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