The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #36251   Message #499019
Posted By: Les from Hull
05-Jul-01 - 12:36 PM
Thread Name: Mimsies, clapsies? Origin?
Subject: RE: Mimsies, clapsies? Origin?
There are lots of these ball rhymes, skipping rhymes passed on from child to child with little or no adult help. There's a good book by the Opies (Peter and Iona) about this and someone'll be along in a minute to tell you all about it!