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Thread #58232   Message #923637
Posted By: JudeL
01-Apr-03 - 11:58 AM
Thread Name: rhymes for counting Magpies
Subject: RE: Magpies
We used to do Tig's list as a part of a skipping rhyme that I can't quite remember that started off something about "a hop and a jump for my fortune to see, *** **** my true love to be, and when will I marry, and where will I live, *** *** " then followed by the lists

tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor, rich man, poor man, beggar man, thief,
(there was also a list of homes which started with a castle but the rest of which I can't remember)
this year, next year, some time, never, silk, satin, cotton, rags

Being more than 30 years ago I can't remember it all. Sorry