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Thread #56361   Message #3423588
Posted By: GUEST,clappity
21-Oct-12 - 11:35 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: Skipping Rhymes & Playground Games
Subject: RE: Folklore: Skipping Rhymes & Playground Games
The version of Chinese Grocer we used went like this:
I went to a Chinese grocery to buy a loaf of bread bread bread
He put it in a five pound bag and this is what he said said said.
*Here the clapping game changed. Players put their hand together, pointed them at the other player, and hit the back of fingers like a fishtail* My name is... (hit left, hit right, hit left)
*Then players joined left hands like for a hand shake and would hit back of hands, above hands, back of hands, below hands* Kay-nine-piccolo, Piccolo-kay-nine, Humbleberry, Wadalada-wutchki, chinese chopsticks
*hands break apart- one hand goes up one hand goes down* says
*Clap both hands together with the other person* Chow
*No clapping* What's his name?- asks whoever was singing.
Answer is Chow.