This rhyme is for choosing who will be "It".

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Notes

The version of the rhyme above includes all the lines that can be found for it. The usual short version goes:

Un petit cochon
Pendu au plafond
Tirez-lui la queue
Il pondra des œufs
Combien en voulez-vous ?

English Translation :

A little pig
Hanging from the ceiling
Pull its tail
It will lay some eggs
How many of them do you want?

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Sheet Music - Un petit cochon

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Monique Palomares for contributing and translating this rhyme and for creating the midi music. Thanks to Lila Pomerantz for the two illustrations!

Merci beaucoup!

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