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Thread #81350   Message #1494674
Posted By: Azizi
27-May-05 - 07:28 PM
Thread Name: I'm Rubber . You're Glue: Children's Rhymes
Subject: RE: I'm Rubber . You're Glue: Children's Rhymes
Haven,

I also meant to point out that the example from the Wheee! Blog thread on school yard rhymes [hyperlinked above in a couple of my posts in this thread] contains other pieces of your "Have A Peach" rhyme. That post is presented as it is found on that site [including typos] and is reposted with the permission from that blog's members.

I'm sure you've notices the similarities between portions of "Star Spangle" and the rhyme that you remember:

Your rhyme:

A man, a man, a mandiego, sandiego
Hocus pocus dominocus...
Sitting on a trash can, beating on a tin can
Who can? We can! Nobody else can!
Sis, sis, sis boom bah!...
Rah! Rah! Rah!"

-snip-

And the "Star Spangled" Rhyme:
"amen-deyago sedeyago hookes pookes sallamoskes sis.. sis .. sis coom ba.. everybody eerybody RA-RA-RA.. BOO-BOO-BOO.. sitting on a trash can banging on a tin can i can you can nobody else can sitting on a bench.."

-snip-

Unfotunately, the poster of the Wheee! Blog rhyme provided no demographic information {geographical location, info. on when this rhyme was performed, etc/}. From reading that Wheee! Blog thread, it appears that a number of posters are teenagers, young adults, and even younger, but I can't say that with any certainity.

But at least you can be assurred that you didn't dream up this rhyme-even though others can't remember it! You should pat yourself on the back for YOUR memory!

As for the movie star putdown rhyme-sorry I haven't come across that one yet, though there are a number of children's rhymes about being a movie star.


Azizi

PS. The game song pages are only one part of Wheee! Blog. That blog is an an eclectic mix of alot of different topics, some of which might {and might not} appeal to Mudcat members and guests.