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Thread #89290 Message #1683869
Posted By: Joe Offer
02-Mar-06 - 10:25 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Origin of skipping rhyme - K-I-S-S-I-N-G
Subject: RE: Folklore: Origin of skipping rhyme - K-I-S-S-I
I remember it as "in a baby carriage" from Detroit in the 1950's - just like KT posted. Doesn't make sense, but sometimes kids don't...
Maybe it was supposed to be "and a baby carriage" - not that we were quite able to make the connection (kids in Detroit were innocent in those days).