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Thread #119441   Message #2591158
Posted By: Azizi
17-Mar-09 - 01:29 PM
Thread Name: Homophobia in Playground Rhymes
Subject: RE: Homophobia in Playground Rhymes
Richard, the short answer is "No, not usually". But when it comes to competitive hand clap games, the answer changes to "Maybe".

Here's a link to a YouTube video that shows one way of standing up and playing the circle version of this game:

down by the banks 2


Here are links to two videos of teens sitting down & playing this game:
High school class-Down By The Banks 1


High school class-Down By The Banks 2


Here's a link to two teenage girls doing a hand clap routine with other body movements to a Michael Jackson version of "Down By The of the Hanky Panky":