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Thread #58232   Message #920812
Posted By: The Walrus
28-Mar-03 - 05:29 PM
Thread Name: rhymes for counting Magpies
Subject: RE: BS: Magpies

I learned the rhymne as:

One for sorrow
Two for mirth
Three's a wedding*
Four's a birth
Five is il'er
Six is gold
Seven's a tale ne'er to be told
Eight is Heaven
Nine is Hell
Ten is the De'il in his own sel'

(I've also heard "Three's a Funeral...")

Just my two penn'orth.