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Folklore: This little piggy

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Bert 18 Apr 07 - 11:48 PM
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Subject: Folklore: This little piggy
From: Bert
Date: 18 Apr 07 - 11:48 PM

Which we all know.

Then My Mum treated me to one when I was a tot.

Walkie 'round the garden
like a teddy bear
one step
two step
and tickley undey there.


Anybody have any more?


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: GUEST, Topsie
Date: 19 Apr 07 - 07:25 AM

Ladies go nim, nim, nim.
Gentlemen go trot, trot, trot.
The farmer stays behind
And takes his glass of wine,
Then he goes gallopey, gallopey, gallopey, DOWN into the ditch.

This is while bouncing the baby on your knees gently, then faster, then very energetically before lowering said baby between the knees, accompanied by much laughter.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: manitas_at_work
Date: 19 Apr 07 - 08:09 AM

I know a teddy bear
Blue eyes and curly hair
Roly poly in the town
Knocking all the people down (picks up child and rolls it along the floor)


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: GUEST,KB
Date: 19 Apr 07 - 08:13 AM

I have a variant on the horse one:

(bouncing child gently on knee)
this is the way the ladies ride - trottety trottety trottety trot.

(bouncing less gently & then lifting them up in a "jump")
this is the way the gentlemen ride - gallopy gallopy gallopy and OVER the hedge.

(rocking wildly from side to side then dropping child down between the knees)
this is the way the farmer rides - cobbledy cobbledy cobbledy and DOWN in a ditch.

(Berkshire UK)


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: CeltArctic
Date: 19 Apr 07 - 09:56 AM

As Bert says above, we all know the Piggy went to market verse. However, it's been so long sing I heard it, I can't recall the words. Can someone refresh my memory please?

Moira


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: GUEST, Topsie
Date: 19 Apr 07 - 11:10 AM

This little piggy went to market.
This little piggy stayed at home.
This little had roast beef.
This little piggy had none.
And this litle piggy went 'Wee, wee, wee' all the way home.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: Dave Hunt
Date: 19 Apr 07 - 12:47 PM

Row, row, row your boat, gently down the stream
Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, life is but a dream

Row, row, row your boat, swiftly down the stream
If you see a crocodile, dont' forget to SCREAM

Row, row, row your boat, gently to and fro
Splish splash splish splash into the water you go

Row ,row, row your boat, underneath the stream
Ha Ha fooled you - I'm a submarine!

Dave


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: Dave Hunt
Date: 19 Apr 07 - 01:07 PM

There is a reference to 'This little Piggy' in the last verse of the wonderful 'Three little pigs' song by Leslie Howarth

After he'd finished his carouse, he married the very sweetest od sows, and took her back home to his fine brick house, to live in honour and glory
After a while little pigs come, One went to market and one stayed home
One had roast beef and one had none ....but that's another story.

Dave.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: Mrrzy
Date: 19 Apr 07 - 02:47 PM

Row row row your boat gently down the stream
Putt putt putt putt- out of gasoline!


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: GUEST,petr
Date: 20 Apr 07 - 02:25 PM

varila myska kasicku
na zelenou rendlicku
tomu dala
tomu dala
tomu dala
tomu dala
a ten nic nemel..
bezel bezel do komorky na homolky a tam se napapal

(varzhila myshka kashichku - mouse cooked a porridge
making a circle in childs palm)
(na zelenou rendlichku - in a little green pot)
tomu dala - she gave some to him.. (touching finger)
(repeat for other 3 fingers)
a ten nic nemel (last one got nothing..
bezel bezel do komorky na homolky a tam se napapal
(he ran and ran into the pantry for the piles of sugar (homolka) and
there he ate his fill)
fingers run up childs arm and tickle the underarm..

(my daughter really likes that one)
cheers
PEtr


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: oldhippie
Date: 20 Apr 07 - 03:39 PM

Where we come from, little piggy had lobster!


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 20 Apr 07 - 03:44 PM

This little piggy went to Ikea,
This little piggy has agoraphobia.
This little piggy has BSE,
This little piggy is a vegetarian,
And this little piggy has a problem with incontinence that we should all try to be a little more understanding about, after all, you'll be old one day too.

LTS


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: GUEST,Kraiden
Date: 08 Feb 10 - 05:09 PM

Row row row your boat gently down the stream,
throw the teacher overboard, laughing at her screams...

Kids can be so nasty!


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: Dave MacKenzie
Date: 08 Feb 10 - 05:33 PM

This little piggy went to market.
This little piggy stayed at home.
This little had roast beef.
This little piggy had none.
And this litle piggy went 'Wee, wee, wee' all the way home.
And this little piggy ........

Charles Addams


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: Uncle_DaveO
Date: 08 Feb 10 - 08:20 PM

And the best one of all, from Pogo:

Row, Row, Rover Both
Gently Don Extreme
Marilyn, Marilyn, Marilyn, Marilyn
Lie Fudge Esther Theme!


Dave Oesterreich


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: MGM·Lion
Date: 08 Feb 10 - 10:06 PM

A variant to the main·theme·of·this·thread rhyme ~

My late wife, and friends from the Forest Of Dean (for trans-Ponders, an area of Gloucestershire on Welsh border in west of England), would always insist that the third little piggy had 'NICE roast beef', and did not wish to be informed of the fact that nobody else in the entire Universe agreed with their version.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: gnomad
Date: 09 Feb 10 - 12:30 AM

Just tried these, I can still do them, but not as readily as when a child. Not recommended to those with arthritic or swollen hands.

Here's the lady's knives and forks, (interlace fingers of both hands, palms up, fingers flat)
Here's the lady's table,               (keeping fingers laced, turn hands palms down & bend knuckles)
Here's the lady's looking glass,    (make an A with forefingers, other fingers remain laced)
And here's the baby's cradle.       (keeping "looking glass", make smaller A with little fingers, rock with wrists)

A similar concept, but in a different order: starting with fingers in the "Table" position;

Here's the church,            (table)
With a steeple,               (looking glass)
Look inside,                   (turning hands over)
And there's the people.    (knives & forks position, fingers upright)


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: Bert
Date: 09 Feb 10 - 02:32 AM

Thanks gnomad I had completely forgotten those.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: stallion
Date: 09 Feb 10 - 03:50 AM

Another version I heard Sam Garforth reciting the "This little pigy" to his much younger brother "..............and this little piggy was a cool little piggy and boogie woogied all the way home"


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: GUEST,for college students
Date: 19 Aug 10 - 08:15 PM

Propel, propel, propel your craft
Placidly down the solution.
Ecstatic, ecstatic, ecstatic, ecstatic
Existence is but an illusion.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: Gene
Date: 20 Aug 10 - 12:13 AM


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: GUEST,Pippa
Date: 24 Feb 12 - 05:27 AM

Pippa smells


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: Black belt caterpillar wrestler
Date: 24 Feb 12 - 07:26 AM

Continuing the one mentioned above

Here's the church,            (table)
With a steeple,               (looking glass)
Look inside,                   (turning hands over)
And there's the people.    (knives & forks position, fingers upright)

Here's the parson going upstairs (back of right hand over back of left and interlace the fingers one by one)

Turn him round see him saying his prayers ( Rotate right hand under lft and end up with fingers of both hands interlaced and thumbs at the top, right thumb figgling to represent the kneeling parson).


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: Jack Campin
Date: 24 Feb 12 - 07:33 AM

There is a Gary Larson cartoon of a guy waking up in the morning and looking at his feet. There is a stump where one toe should be and a label attached to it saying "Gone to Market".


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: Mo the caller
Date: 24 Feb 12 - 07:47 AM

Back in 2007 ago Dave Hunt mentioned a Leslie Howarth song I hadn't heard of "Three Little Pigs".
I'm interested as we live only a couple of miles from the fruit farm that his son now runs.
I often call his dance (Reel of Ballymore) and have heard his Cheshire version of the frogs courting.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: Mo the caller
Date: 24 Feb 12 - 07:54 AM

Sorry, my 'cut and paste' finger garbled that message.
I did search but "Leslie Howarth" only found 1 other thread while "3 little pigs" got nothing in the DT except the one about the old sow (with noises), and hundreds of (probably) unrelated threads.
So does anyone have the words/music?


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: Airymouse
Date: 25 Jul 13 - 12:29 PM

We pulled the toes of one foot ending with "cried wee wee wee all the way home" on the little toe. We also did the same thing with
Mousie's goin steal wheat
Where's he goin get it
Master's barn
Here come's Master
Squeak squeak squeak, I can't get over the door sill.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: Joe_F
Date: 25 Jul 13 - 08:13 PM

For us it was
Here is the church (fingers laced *underneath*, thumbs together).
Here is the steeple (make steeple with index fingers).
Open the doors (part thumbs)
And see all the people (wiggle laced fingers).


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: GUEST,Songbob
Date: 26 Jul 13 - 02:57 PM

I know the Little Pigs isn't specifically for counting-out, but it reminds me of one I learned whilst young:

Ocka-Bocka Stona Crocka,
Ocka-Bocka Boo.
Ocka-Bocka Stona Crocka,
Out goes you!

And a German one:

Eine kleine dichmadam
Die stieg auf die Eisenbahn.
Eisenbah sie crackte,
Dichmadam sie lachte,
Aus bis du!

(A little fat woman climbed on the street-car;
the streetcar cracked, the fat woman laughed.
Out with you!)

Anyone have others? And are there any counting-out games involving pigs?

Bob


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: GUEST,Autoharper
Date: 26 Jul 13 - 04:48 PM

Published in _Songs of the Nursery_ 1805:

This little pig went tot market,
This little pig stayed home,
This little pig had roast beef,
This little pug had none,
And this little pig cried, Wee-wee-wee-wee-wee,
    I can't find my way home.

-Adam Miller
Folksinging.org


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Subject: RE: Folklore: This little piggy
From: GUEST,anne cooke
Date: 15 Jan 18 - 06:34 PM

My dad said his "little piggy" game came from his Irish grandmother around or before 1900: So, counting from little to big toe, start in a high voice, go down the scale, and end climatically, by squeezing and tickling the big toe. Oooo, many squeals and laughs.   

Iggity pee
Penny rue
Rudy hassle
Mary whistle
and OLD, TOM, BUMBLE!!








This little piggy went to markie eeltoei tale, This one


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