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Ole dole doff
(Swedish Counting-out Rhyme)

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Stina Olofsson sent this rhyme with the note: "This rhyme means absolutely NOTHING. It's just fun and cute."

Ole dole doff
Ole Dole Doff
Counting-out Rhyme
(Swedish)
Counting-out Rhyme
(English)

Ole dole doff,
Kinke lane koff,
Koffe lane, binke bane,
Ole dole doff!

Ole dole doff,
Kinke lane koff,
Koffe lane, binke bane,
Ole dole doff!

Comments

Some people just recite the rhyme (in Norway too!)...



We found more lines to the rhyme:

Ärtan pärtan piff,
Ärtan pärtan puff.
Simelimaka kuckelikaka
Ärtan pärtan
Piff paff puff.

The kid in the video below is saying some of them...

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Stina Olofsson, Gotland (an island in the Baltic Sea!)

Tack så mycket!

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