Patsy wrote, "My Granmother was Scottish and my mother was born in Northern Ireland. I have a few rhymes/songs to contribute." Here's one from Northern Ireland...

Where Do You Come From?  Donegal  - North Irish Children's Songs - North Ireland - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Notes

Susan Reilly wrote:

"I know this as..."

Where do you come from?
Donegal.
How's your potatoes?
Very small.
How do yous eat them?
Skin and all.
Do yous not choke?
Not at all.

Kathryn Chesney wrote:

"I live in North Ireland. My granny used to say that to us!!! I've never heard anyone else say it until I googled it and found this site. I know it as..."

Where do ye come from?
Donegal.
How's yer taties?
Big n small..
How d'ye eat them?
Skin an all.
Do they nat choke ye?
Nat at all!!!

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Chris Semple wrote:

"My father, who was from Belfast, used to recite a version of this..."

Where do you come from? Donegal
How's your potatoes?
Some large, some small.
How do you eat them?
Skin and all.
Do they not choke you?
Not at all !

Comments

Is anyone familiar with this rhyme? If so, please let us know. Thanks! Mama Lisa. (Please email me here.)

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Patsy Watkins for contributing this rhyme and to Susan Reilly, Kathryn Chesney and Chris Semple for sharing their versions!