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Counting-out rhyme in Wexford

One-ery, two-ery, dickery, Davy,
Hallabone, crackabone, tenery, Navy;
Discome, dandy, merry-come-tine,
Humbledy, bumbledy, twenty-nine,
O-U-T, out.  You must go out!

Source: Robert Ford, Children’s Rhymes, Children’s Games, Children’s Songs and Children’s Stories, (Paisley, 1903), 2nd edition, p.45.

>>Read a blog post on the Glaswegian rhyme and folksong collectors Robert Ford and John Ord

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