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Jump Rope Rhyme

I'm a little Dutch girl diressed in blue,

Here are the duties I used to do:

Salut toe the captain, courtesy to the queen,

Touch the bottom of the ocean green.

Data entry tech comment:

Collector and informant share the same surname.

Collect does not state what city or state the informant resides in.
 

Where learned: Told at informant's home.

Keyword(s): ACTION ; CHARACTER ; RHYME

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

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Jump Rope Rhyme

Teddy bear, teddy, bear turn around.

Teddy bear, teddy bear touch the ground

Teddy bear, teddy bear go up stairs.

Teddy bear, teddy bear turn off the light.

Teddy bear, teddy bear say good-night.

( As the jumper says this she must dowhat ever the rhyme tells Teddy bear to do while she is jumping.

 

Data entry tech comment:

Collector and informant share the same surname.

Where learned: Told at informant's home.

Keyword(s): ACTION ; CHARACTER ; RHYME

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

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Jump Rope Rhyme

Blondie and Dagwood went to town,

Blondie bought an evening gown.

Dagwood bought a pair of shoes,

Alexander bought the news,

And in ther news it said,

"Close your eyes and count to ten."

"If you miss you take an end."

 

Data entry tech comment:

Collector and informant share the same surname and address.

Where learned: Told at informant's home.

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE ; Jump

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

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