Mudcat Café message #1494973 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #81350   Message #1494973
Posted By: Azizi
28-May-05 - 10:30 AM
Thread Name: I'm Rubber . You're Glue: Children's Rhymes
Subject: RE: I'm Rubber . You're Glue: Children's Rhymes
I'm curious if this rhyme is familiar to anyone:

I WENT TO THE CHINESE RESTAURANT

I went to a Chinese restaurant
to buy a loaf of bread bread bread
The waiter asked my name
and this is what I said said said:
My name is Eli Eli
Chickali Chickali
Pom Pom Beauty
Extra Cutie
I know karate
Punch you in the body
Oops! I'm sorry
Tell my Mommy
Miss ya, miss yah
Don't wanna kiss yah
Chinese
Japanese
Indian
Freeze!

(players point to each other and freeze)

{African American elementary school age girls Pittsburgh, Penn.
and Philadelphia Penn, collected 1999, 2003}.



Azizi