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Thread #117245 Message #4066409
Posted By: Steve Gardham
29-Jul-20 - 09:25 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Child's rhyme 'I went to the barber's'
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Child's rhyme 'I went to the barber's'
Made you look, made you stare
Made you cut the barber's hair
The barber's hair was full of dicks (lice)
Made you eat em, all but six.
Child's piece of trickery. You ask the victim to look at something with no real reason and then chant the above when they look.
Logic would dictate that the previous example second line is closer to the original, but my version is 1950s at least.
Hull, UK, 1950s