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Thread #102055   Message #2338670
Posted By: GUEST,woodcote
12-May-08 - 04:51 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Play Ground Hand Jives
Subject: RE: Folklore: Play Ground Hand Jives
Many of these rhymes came directly from the US to England during the 1940's

Burtonwood was ahuge US base and servicemen spread out across Lancashire

'I like coffee...' was common in the playgrounds of Preston in the 1960's

Quinnio coco was a well known game but involving throwing a ball

Queenio coco
who's got the ballio
I haven't got it
It isn't in mu pocket
Queenio coco
who's got the ballio