Barbara Vaughan wrote: "Here is yet another version of the "onery, twoery" counting out rhyme. My grandfather taught it to us. He was from County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. He came to the US as an adult, and lived in Philadelphia. I don't know where he learned it, but Ireland seems more likely as adults don't usually learn counting out rhymes."


We'd love to know if anyone in Ireland or the US is familiar with this version of the rhyme. -Mama Lisa

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Barbara Vaughan for sharing her grandfather's version of Onery, Twoery.