Notes

The Annotated Mother Goose (1962), edited by William and Ceil Baring-Gould, has the following note about this rhyme: "A rhyme used to alert a player who was slow in taking his turn in a game."

Thanks and Acknowledgements

This rhyme can be found in The Little Mother Goose (1912), illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith, and printed in the USA.

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