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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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Jump Rope Rhyme

Dummy, dummy, do, do

Dummy, dummy, dee

I like coffee.

I like tea.

I would like Johnny to chase me.

Submitter comment:

I asked Donna(my sister) if she knew any jump-rope rhymes and she gave me this one. The person's name that you call is suppose to follow after you.

Data entry tech comment:

Informant is the sister of the collector.
 

Where learned: DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): Call ; RHYME

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

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Jump Rope Rhyme

I'm a little Dutch Girl dressed in blue,

These are the things I like to do,

Salute to the captain,

Courtesy to thye king,

Srcu the floor of a dirty submarine.

 

Where learned: DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): ACTION ; CHARACTER ; RHYME

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

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Jump-Rope-Rhymes

Girls chant "High, low, jolly, pepper," until the jumper misses, If she misses on "high", she must then jump while others turn the rope without touching the ground. If she misses on "Low," they twirl the rope low. If she misses on"jolly," she mus tspin around while jumping. If she misses on "pepper," the twirlers go very fast.,

Data entry tech comment:

Collector and informant share the same surname.
 

Where learned: DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): J ; S

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

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Jump Rope Rhyme

Here we come

Where from?

New Oreans

Whats your trade?

Lemonade

Give me some!

No!

Then get to work you lazy bum!

Where learned: DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): Jump ; Plain

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

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Jump Rope Rhyme

Hazel, Hazel

Set the table.

Don't forget the red hot peppers.

When the last lin is read the people turing the rupe speed up.

 

Submitter comment:

I asked my sister,Danna for any jump rope rhymes she knew. This was on of them .

Data entry tech comment:

Collector is the informant's sister.

Where learned: DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): Junp ; SPEED

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

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