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NICKNAME

DINGLEDORF IS ANOTHER NAME FOR A FOOL.

Where learned: DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Subject headings: Person / Nickname

Date learned: 10-00-1969

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Ice Cream Soda

Ice cream soda, ginger ale pop.

Tellme the initals of  your sweet

heart. A,B,C, etc.

Submitter comment:

She used to say this when she played jump-rope.

Where learned: DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): ENDURANCE ; Jump

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750 .560

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Jump Rope Rhyme

Ice cream, soda, ginger ale, pop

Tell me the initials of your sweetheart:

 

(Then the person jumping says the alphabet

until she misses.  The letter on which she

misses is her sweetheart's initial.)

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector share the same surname.

Where learned: DETROIT ; DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): ENDURANCE ; Jump

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

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Game Verse

Rope-jumping rime:"John and Mary sitting in a tree k-i-s-s-i-n-g,

first came love then came marriage then came John pushing a

baby carriage.

Data entry tech comment:

Collector and informant are the same person.

Where learned: DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): Junp ; Plain

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

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Jump Rope Game

While jumping rope say the following;

Ice cream, soda ginger ale, pop

tell me the initail of your sweetheart

A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P,Q,R,S,T,U,V,W,X,Y,Z

 

Where learned: DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): ENDURANCE ; Jump

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

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