Mudcat Café message #80565 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #11034   Message #80565
Posted By: Jo Taylor
21-May-99 - 05:49 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: One Two Three O'Lairy (Count Basie, 1940)
Subject: RE: Jazz Lyric '1 2 3 O'Lairy' - Count Basie 1940
One, two, three a'lairy
I saw sister Mary
Sitting in a basket chair-y
Eating jelly babies

That's just popped into my head from childhood (Devon, England). I think we skipped to it. Probably a polite version of Alison's!

Do you have jelly babies in the US? I s'pose they'd be bit squidgy seeing as your 'jelly' is our jam. Talking of jam, a friend of mine, visiting here in France went into a cafe last Friday and ordered himself 'un croissant avec preservatif' and got a very strange look from mademoiselle...
Jo, suffering from ill computer.